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  • swear to — To affirm or identify on oath • • • Main Entry: ↑swear * * * ˈswear to [transitive] usually in negatives [present tense I/you/we/they swear to he/she/it swears to …   Useful english dictionary

  • swear to — ► swear to give an assurance that something is the case. Main Entry: ↑swear …   English terms dictionary

  • swear to — Synonyms and related words: OK, accept, accredit, affirm, amen, and candle, approve, assert under oath, assure, attest, authenticate, authorize, autograph, book, certify, confirm, cosign, countersign, depone, depose, endorse, give permission,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • swear to — phrasal verb [transitive, usually in negatives] Word forms swear to : present tense I/you/we/they swear to he/she/it swears to present participle swearing to past tense swore to past participle sworn to swear to something to be completely certain …   English dictionary

  • swear to — give an assurance that something is the case. → swear …   English new terms dictionary

  • swear to something — ˈswear to sth derived (informal) to say that sth is definitely true • I think I put the keys back in the drawer, but I couldn t swear to it (= I m not completely sure). Main entry: ↑swearderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • I swear to God — I hope/swear/wish/etc to God spoken phrase used for emphasizing what you are saying I hope to God I never see her again. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing what you are saying …   Useful english dictionary

  • swear — [ swer ] (past tense swore [ swɔr ] ; past participle sworn [ swɔrn ] ) verb ** 1. ) intransitive to use words that are deliberately offensive, for example because you are angry with someone: That s the first time I ve ever heard him swear. swear …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • swear — S2 [sweə US swer] v past tense swore [swo: US swo:r] past participle sworn [swo:n US swo:rn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(offensive language)¦ 2¦(promise)¦ 3¦(state the truth)¦ 4 somebody could have sworn (that) ... 5¦(public promise)¦ 6 swear somebody to… …   Dictionary of contemporary 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

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