vow of chastity

Definition of vow of chastity

  1. :  a promise never to have sex The priest took a vow of chastity.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a solemn promise or assertion

    :  one by which a person is bound to an act, service, or condition

  1. :  to promise solemnly :  swear

    :  to bind or consecrate by a vow

    :  to make a vow

  1. :  avow, declare

  1. :  the quality or state of being chaste: such as

    :  abstention from unlawful sexual intercourse

    :  abstention from all sexual intercourse

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