swear out

verb
swore out; sworn out; swearing out; swears out

Definition of swear out

transitive verb

: to procure (a warrant for arrest) by making a sworn accusation

First Known Use of swear out

1850, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of swear out was in 1850

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“Swear out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swear%20out. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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swear out

transitive verb

Legal Definition of swear out

: to procure (a warrant) by making a sworn statement also : to make (a sworn affidavit) to procure a warrant

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