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English → English (WordNet) Definition: forswear forswear v : formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; “He retracted his earlier statements about his religion”; “She abjured her beliefs” [syn: abjure, recant, retract, resile] [also: forsworn, forswore]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Forswear Forswear \For*swear"\, v. t. [imp. Forswore; p. p. Forsworn; p. pr. & vb. n. Forswearing.] [OE. forsweren, forswerien, AS. forswerian; pref. for- + swerian to swear. See For-, and Swear, v. i.] 1. To reject or renounce upon oath; hence, to renounce earnestly, determinedly, or with protestations. [1913 Webster] I . . . do forswear her. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To deny upon oath. [1913 Webster] Like innocence, and as serenely bold As truth, how loudly he forswears thy gold! --Dryden. [1913 Webster] To forswear one's self, to swear falsely; to perjure one's self. “Thou shalt not forswear thyself.” --Matt. v. 33. Syn: See Perjure. [1913 Webster] Forswear \For*swear"\, v. i. To swear falsely; to commit perjury. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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