oath of office

Definition of oath of office

  1. :  an official promise by a person who has been elected to a public office to fulfill the duties of the office according to the law

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a solemn usually formal calling upon God or a god to witness to the truth of what one says or to witness that one sincerely intends to do what one says

    :  a solemn attestation of the truth or inviolability of one's words

    :  something (such as a promise) corroborated by an oath

  1. :  a special duty, charge, or position conferred by an exercise of governmental authority and for a public purpose :  a position of authority to exercise a public function and to receive whatever emoluments may belong to it

    :  a position of responsibility or some degree of executive authority

    :  a prescribed form or service of worship

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