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swears

verb
present tense third-person singular of swear

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1 to use offensive or indecent language
  • no one is allowed to swear in this house

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2 to make a solemn declaration of intent
  • swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth

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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

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swears

noun
plural of swear

Synonyms of swears (Entry 2 of 2)

a disrespectful or indecent word or expression
  • can't you express your frustration without using swears?

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“Swears.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swears. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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