Swear

7 Definitions of Swear

The meaning of the word swear, the definition of Swear:

v. i. - 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.

v. i. - To give evidence on oath; as, to swear to the truth of a statement; he swore against the prisoner.

v. i. - 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.

v. t. - To utter or affirm with a solemn appeal to God for the truth of the declaration; to make (a promise, threat, or resolve) under oath.

v. t. - To put to an oath; to cause to take an oath; to administer an oath to; -- ofetn followed by in or into; as, to swear witnesses; to swear a jury; to swear in an officer; he was sworn into office.

v. t. - To declare or charge upon oath; as, he swore treason against his friend.

v. t. - To appeal to by an oath.


The word "swear" uses 5 letters: A E R S W

Direct anagrams of swear:

resaw sawer sewar sware wares wears

Words formed by adding one letter before or after swear, or to swear in any order:

d - dewars waders   f - wafers   g - swager wagers   h - hawser rewash washer   k - wakers wreaks   l - walers warsle   n - answer resawn   p - pawers   s - resaws sawers sewars swears wrasse   t - rawest tawers waster waters   v - wavers   x - waxers   y - sawyer swayer  

Shorter words found within swear:

ae ar are ares ars arse as aw awe awes ear ears er era eras ers es ras rase raw raws re res sae saw sea sear ser sera sew sr wae waes war ware wars was we wear

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