Definition of FORSWEAR

to solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to) <the new government would have to forswear the use of torture if it wished to be granted full diplomatic recognition>
Antonyms adhere (to)

Variants of FORSWEAR

forswear also foreswear

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