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Adjective: sworn  sworn
  1. Bound by or as if by an oath
    "sworn enemies"; "according to an early tradition became his sworn brother";
    - pledged
     
  2. Bound by or stated on oath
    "now my sworn friend and then mine enemy"
Verb: swear (swore,sworn)  swehr
  1. Utter obscenities or profanities
    "The drunken men were swearing loudly in the street";
    - curse, cuss, blaspheme, imprecate, eff and blind [Brit], eff [Brit]
     
  2. To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    "Before God I swear I am innocent";
    - affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan
     
  3. Promise solemnly; take an oath
     
  4. Make a deposition; declare under oath
    - depose, depone
     
  5. Have confidence or faith in
    "I swear by my grandmother's recipes";
    - trust, rely, bank

See also: bound, committed, swear off

Type of: believe, declare, express, give tongue to, pronounce, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, vow

Antonym: unsworn

Encyclopedia: Sworn

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