on oath

idiom

law
: having made a formal promise to tell the truth in a court of law

Examples of on oath in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rhode Island Heavy Artillery, on oath say that in my petition to the General Assembly subscribed and sworn for by me January 16th 1866. BostonGlobe.com, 18 June 2021 An admiring friend is never on oath. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, 21 July 2022

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“On oath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20oath. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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