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sworn

 (swôrn)
v.
Past participle of swear.
adj.
1. Having been asserted as true under oath: sworn statements by witnesses.
2. Bound or empowered by an oath: a sworn official.
3. Avowed: a sworn friend.

sworn

(swɔːn)
vb
the past participle of swear
adj
bound, pledged, or made inveterate, by or as if by an oath: a sworn statement; he was sworn to God.

sworn

(swɔrn, swoʊrn)

v.
1. pp. of swear.
adj.
2. having taken an oath.
3. bound by or as if by an oath or pledge.
4. avowed; affirmed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sworn - bound by or as if by an oath; "according to an early tradition became his sworn brother"; "sworn enemies"
committed - bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude; "committed church members"; "a committed Marxist"
2.sworn - bound by or stated on oath; "now my sworn friend and then mine enemy"- Shakespeare
unsworn - not bound by or stated on oath; "the witness stands unsworn"; "unsworn testimony"
Translations
أعْداء ألِدّاء، أصْدِقاء أحِمّاءبالقَسَم
přísežnýzapřísáhlý
edsvorensvoren
eskü alatt tett
eiîsvarinnsvarinn
prísažnýzaprisahaný
ant içmişyemin etmişyeminli

sworn

[swɔːn]
A. PP of swear
B. ADJ [enemy] → declarado; [testimony] → dado bajo juramento, jurado

sworn

[ˈswɔːrn]
pp of swear
adj
[statement] → sous serment
[enemies] → juré(e)

sworn

ptp of swear
adj enemyeingeschworen; sworn statement/testimony (Jur) → eidliche Aussage, Aussage funter Eid

sworn

[swɔːn]
1. pp of swear
2. adj (enemy) → giurato/a; (friend) → per la pelle; (ally) → fedele; (testimony) → giurato/a, fatto/a sotto giuramento

swear

(sweə) past tense swore (swoː) : past participle sworn (swoːn) verb
1. to state, declare, or promise solemnly with an oath, or very definitely and positively. The witness must swear to tell the truth; He swore an oath of loyalty; Swear never to reveal the secret; I could have sworn (= I'm sure) she was here a minute ago.
2. to use the name of God and other sacred words, or obscene words, for emphasis or abuse; to curse. Don't swear in front of the children!
sworn (swoːn) adjective
1. (of friends, enemies etc) (determined, as if) having taken an oath always to remain so. They are sworn enemies.
2. (of evidence, statements etc) given by a person who has sworn to tell the truth. The prisoner made a sworn statement.
ˈswear-word noun
a word used in cursing. `Damn' is a mild swear-word.
swear by
1. to appeal to (eg God) as a witness of one's words. I swear by Heaven that I'm innocent.
2. to put complete trust in (a remedy etc). She swears by aspirin for all the children's illnesses.
swear in
to introduce (a person) into a post or office formally, by making him swear an oath. The new Governor is being sworn in next week.
swear to
to make a solemn statement, with an oath, in support of. I'll swear to the truth of what he said; I think he was here this morning, but I wouldn't like to swear to it.
References in classic literature ?
Scarlet with shame and anger, Amy went to and fro six dreadful times, and as each doomed couple, looking oh, so plump and juicy, fell from her reluctant hands, a shout from the street completed the anguish of the girls, for it told them that their feast was being exulted over by the little Irish children, who were their sworn foes.
He seemed to find this case very perplexing, and said if it had not been for grandfather he would have sworn out a warrant against Krajiek.
he demanded of the scout, stepping back in amazement; "it was here that I saw him fall, and could have sworn that here he yet remained.
By this misfortune Clifford became rich; so did Hepzibah; so did our little village maiden, and, through her, that sworn foe of wealth and all manner of conservatism, --the wild reformer,--Holgrave!
There were days when I could have sworn that one of them had, with a small invisible nudge, said to the other: "She thinks she'll do it this time--but she WON'T
Though refusing, from conscientious scruples, to bear arms against land invaders, yet himself had illimitably invaded the Atlantic and Pacific; and though a sworn foe to human bloodshed, yet had he in his straight-bodied coat, spilled tuns upon tuns of leviathan gore.
But here be it premised, that owing to the unwearied activity with which of late they have been hunted over all four oceans, the Sperm Whales, instead of almost invariably sailing in small detached companies, as in former times, are now frequently met with in extensive herds, sometimes embracing so great a multitude, that it would almost seem as if numerous nations of them had sworn solemn league and covenant for mutual assistance and protection.
People said that old man Durham himself was responsible for these immigrations; he had sworn that he would fix the people of Packingtown so that they would never again call a strike on him, and so he had sent his agents into every city and village in Europe to spread the tale of the chances of work and high wages at the stockyards.
But I have been kicked and cuffed and sworn at, and at the best only let alone; and what do I owe?
Blank-blank-blank him," said Sir Madok, "an I do not stove-polish him an I may find him, leave it to me; for never no knight that hight Ossaise or aught else may do me this disservice and bide on live, an I may find him, the which I have thereunto sworn a great oath this day.
But I shall presently ask to be sworn, and shall testify that there was a large reward offered for the THIEF, also; and it was offered secretly and not advertised; that this fact was indiscreetly mentioned--or at least tacitly admitted--in what was supposed to be safe circumstances, but may NOT have been.
The two boys were sworn friends all the week, and embattled enemies on Saturdays.