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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: swore(0.01075 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to swore.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: utter obscenities or profanities; “The drunken men were
cursing loudly in the street” [syn: curse, cuss, blaspheme,
2: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; “Before
God I swear I am innocent” [syn: affirm, verify, assert,
avow, aver, swan]
3: promise solemnly; take an oath
4: make a deposition; declare under oath [syn: depose, depone]
5: have confidence or faith in; “We can trust in God”; “Rely on
your friends”; “bank on your good education”; “I swear by
my grandmother's recipes” [syn: trust, rely, bank]
[ant: distrust, distrust]
[also: sworn, swore]
See swear English → English (gcide)
Swear \Swear\, v. i. [imp. Swore, formerly Sware; p. p.
Sworn; p. pr. & vb. n. Swearing.] [OE. swerien, AS.
swerian; akin to D. zweren, OS. swerian, OHG. swerien, G.
schw["o]ren, Icel. sverja, Sw. sv["a]rja, Dan. sv[ae]rge,
Icel. & Sw. svara to answer, Dan. svare, Dan. & Sw. svar an
answer, Goth. swaran to swear, and perhaps to E. swarm.
[root]177. Cf. Answer.]
1. To affirm or utter a solemn declaration, with an appeal to
God for the truth of what is affirmed; to make a promise,
threat, or resolve on oath; also, to affirm solemnly by
some sacred object, or one regarded as sacred, as the
Bible, the Koran, etc.
Ye shall swear by my name falsely. --Lev. xix.
I swear by all the Roman gods. --Shak.
2. (Law) To give evidence on oath; as, to swear to the truth
of a statement; he swore against the prisoner.
3. To make an appeal to God in an irreverant manner; to use
the name of God or sacred things profanely; to call upon
God in imprecation; to curse.
[I] swore little; diced not above seven times a
To swear by, to place great confidence in a person or
thing; to trust implicitly as an authority. “I simply
meant to ask if you are one of those who swear by Lord
Verulam.” --Miss Edgeworth.
To swear off, to make a solemn vow, or a serious
resolution, to abstain from something; as, to swear off
imp. of Swear.