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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 ?
The trembling clown replied that as he lived and by the oath he had sworn (though he had not sworn any) it was not so much; for there were to be taken into account and deducted three pairs of shoes he had given him, and a real for two blood-lettings when he was sick.
He will do nothing of the kind," said Don Quixote; "I have only to command, and he will obey me; and as he has sworn to me by the order of knighthood which he has received, I leave him free, and I guarantee the payment.
And if you desire to know who it is lays this command upon you, that you be more firmly bound to obey it, know that I am the valorous Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and injustices; and so, God be with you, and keep in mind what you have promised and sworn under those penalties that have been already declared to you.
Before I am sworn, I must beg to say one word,' said Mr.
Brownlow's indignaton was greatly roused; but reflecting perhaps, that he might only injure the boy by giving vent to it, he suppressed his feelings and submitted to be sworn at once.
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