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swear

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of swear

  1. a disrespectful or indecent word or expression <can't you express your frustration without using swears?> Synonyms curse, cuss, cussword, dirty word, expletive, four-letter word, obscenity, profanity, swearword, vulgarismRelated Words bawdry, language, scurrility; execration, imprecation, malediction; epithet, name; oath


swear

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of swear

  1. 1 to use offensive or indecent language <no one is allowed to swear in this house> Synonyms blaspheme, curse, cuss Related Words anathematize, confound, damn, execrate, imprecate; fulminate, rail, rant, revile

  2. 2 to make a solemn declaration of intent <swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth> Synonyms covenant, pledge, promise, vowRelated Words affiance, betroth, plight, troth; accede, agree, assent, consent; contract, engage, ensure, guarantee, undertake; affirm, assert, aver, avouch, avow, declare, insist, warrant

  3. 3 to make a solemn declaration under oath for the purpose of establishing a fact <the sworn statement of the witness was presented as evidence> Synonyms attest, depose, testify, witnessRelated Words verify; vouch; promise, vow


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