swear falsely
index bear false witness, cloak, frame (charge falsely), lie (falsify), perjure

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  • Falsely — False ly, adv. In a false manner; erroneously; not truly; perfidiously or treacherously. O falsely, falsely murdered. Shak. [1913 Webster] Oppositions of science, falsely so called. 1 Tim. vi. 20. [1913 Webster] Will ye steal, murder . . . and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swear — Swear, v. i. [imp. {Swore}, formerly {Sware}; p. p. {Sworn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swearing}.] [OE. swerien, AS. swerian; akin to D. zweren, OS. swerian, OHG. swerien, G. schw[ o]ren, Icel. sverja, Sw. sv[ a]rja, Dan. sv[ae]rge, Icel. & Sw. svara to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swear — Swear, v. t. 1. To utter or affirm with a solemn appeal to God for the truth of the declaration; to make (a promise, threat, or resolve) under oath. [1913 Webster] Swear unto me here by God, that thou wilt not deal falsely with me. Gen. xxi. 23.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • for|swear´er — for|swear «fr SWAIR», verb, swore, sworn, swear|ing. –v.t. 1. to swear solemnly to give up; renounce on oath: »The coach asked the team to forswear smoking. 2. to deny solemnly or on oath. 3. to perjure ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • for|swear — «fr SWAIR», verb, swore, sworn, swear|ing. –v.t. 1. to swear solemnly to give up; renounce on oath: »The coach asked the team to forswear smoking. 2. to deny solemnly or on oath. 3. to perjure ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • To swear by — Swear Swear, v. i. [imp. {Swore}, formerly {Sware}; p. p. {Sworn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swearing}.] [OE. swerien, AS. swerian; akin to D. zweren, OS. swerian, OHG. swerien, G. schw[ o]ren, Icel. sverja, Sw. sv[ a]rja, Dan. sv[ae]rge, Icel. & Sw.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To swear off — Swear Swear, v. i. [imp. {Swore}, formerly {Sware}; p. p. {Sworn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swearing}.] [OE. swerien, AS. swerian; akin to D. zweren, OS. swerian, OHG. swerien, G. schw[ o]ren, Icel. sverja, Sw. sv[ a]rja, Dan. sv[ae]rge, Icel. & Sw.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To swear the peace against one — Swear Swear, v. t. 1. To utter or affirm with a solemn appeal to God for the truth of the declaration; to make (a promise, threat, or resolve) under oath. [1913 Webster] Swear unto me here by God, that thou wilt not deal falsely with me. Gen. xxi …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ἐπιορκεῖτε — ἐπιορκέω swear falsely pres imperat act 2nd pl (attic epic) ἐπιορκέω swear falsely pres opt act 2nd pl ἐπιορκέω swear falsely pres ind act 2nd pl (attic epic) ἐπϊορκεῖτε , ἐπιορκέω swear falsely pres imperat act 2nd pl (attic epic) ἐπϊορκεῖτε ,… …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • OATH — IN THE BIBLE Definition and Form The truth or inviolability of one s words was commonly attested in ancient Israel by oath – a self curse made in conditional form that went into effect if the condition was fulfilled; e.g., May harm befall me if I …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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