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  Words related to swear

Related / Similar Words: trust, rely, bank, curse, cuss, blaspheme, imprecate, affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, depose, depone

 

Definition:
  • have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother''s recipes";
  • utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street";
  • promise solemnly; take an oath;
  • to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent";
  • make a deposition; declare under oath;

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    See Also: swear off

     

    Hyponyms: credit, lean, count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon, hold, claim, take, attest, declare, protest, assure, tell

     

    Grouped Verbs: blaspheme

     

    Derivational Morphology: reliance, trust, faith, swearer, curse, curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, cuss, assertion, averment, asseveration, asserter, declarer, affirmer, asseverator, avower, avowal, avouchment, affirmation, statement, testifier, deponent, deposition

     

    Anagrams: wares

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: заклевам се and псувам   Chinese: 發誓  
    Dutch: vloeken and zweren   Finnish: kiroilla and vannoa  
    French: jurer   German: schimpfen and schwören  
    Hungarian: esküszik and káromkodik   Icelandic: blóta and sverja  
    Italian: giurare and insultare   Japanese: 誓う and 悪態をつく  
    Korean: 맹세하다 and 욕을 하다   Polish: przeklinać and przysięgać  
    Portuguese: jurar and praguejar   Russian: клясться and ругаться  
    Spanish: blasfemar and jurar   Swedish: svära  
    Telugu: ఒట్టు పెట్టు and తిట్టు  
     
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