give someone one's word
Definition of give someone one's word
: to swear or promise I give you my word, I knew nothing about their plans.
Word by Word Definitions
: to make a present of
: to grant or bestow by formal action
: to accord or yield to another
: capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility
: the ability of a material to bend or stretch
: some person : somebody
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