Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: swear
IPA transcription: [sw'ɛɹ]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: curse, cuss, blaspheme, swear, imprecate
    Meaning: utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"
  • Synonyms: affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear
    Meaning: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
  • Synonyms: swear
    Meaning: promise solemnly; take an oath
  • Synonyms: swear, depose, depone
    Meaning: make a deposition; declare under oath
Usage examples
  • "I swear I did not kill him!
  • "I swear I am not, Margaret.
  • "I could swear only to the beard."
  • Colonel Woodville had begun to swear.
  • 'It was up when I went, that I'll swear.
  • I swear to him that I love him, his own Tonia.
  • "I will not swear it," reiterated the witness.
  • Haig did not swear or gamble or dance all night.
  • All who swear by the old gods have been summoned.
  • Could you swear to that man's face within the cab?"