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Another word for swear

  1. To guarantee by a solemn promise

      1. An earnest promise to perform a specified act or behave in a certain manner, especially a solemn promise to live and act in accordance with the rules of a religious order:
      2. To promise solemnly; pledge.
      3. To make a pledge or threat to undertake:
      1. A declaration assuring that one will or will not do something; a vow.
      2. Something promised.
      3. Indication of something favorable to come; expectation:
      1. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
      1. A solemn binding promise to do, give, or refrain from doing something:
      2. Something given or held as security to guarantee payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation.
      3. The condition of something thus given or held:
      1. A binding agreement; a compact.
      2. A condition in a contract such as a deed or lease, nonperformance or violation of which gives rise to a cause of action for breach.
      3. A contract.
  2. To use profane or obscene language

      1. To curse or curse at.
      2. A curse.
      3. A stubborn or annoying person or animal.
      1. To condemn to everlasting punishment or another terrible fate in the afterlife; doom:
      2. To condemn to an undesirable fate; destine:
      3. To bring about the failure of; ruin:
      1. An appeal or prayer for evil or misfortune to befall someone or something.
      2. Evil or misfortune that comes as if in response to such an appeal:
      3. A source or cause of evil; a scourge:
      1. To speak of (God or a sacred entity) in an irreverent, impious manner.
      2. To revile; execrate.
      3. To speak blasphemy.
  3. To give evidence or testimony under oath

      1. To remove from office or power.
      2. To dethrone.
      3. To take a deposition from:
      1. To depose.
      2. To give testimony by affidavit or deposition.
      1. One who can give a firsthand account of something seen, heard, or experienced:
      2. One who is called on to testify before a court.
      3. One who is called on to be present at a transaction in order to attest to what takes place.
      1. To give testimony in a legal case or before a deliberative body:
      2. To express or declare a strong belief, especially to make a declaration of faith.
      3. To make a statement based on personal knowledge in support of an asserted fact; bear witness:
      1. To affirm to be correct, true, or genuine:
      2. To certify by signature or oath:
      3. To certify in an official capacity.


Another word for swear

  1. To curse

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  2. To take an oath

  3. To declare

      1. To keep up or carry on; continue:
      2. To keep in an existing state; preserve or retain:
      3. To keep in a condition of good repair or efficiency:
      1. To declare positively; assert to be true:
      2. To declare support for or belief in:
      3. To rule (a court decision) to have been correct; confirm:
      1. To state or express positively; affirm:
      2. To defend or maintain (one's rights, for example).
      3. To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate: