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Meaning & Definition of Swear in English

English

Swear

/swɛr/

verb

1. Utter obscenities or profanities

  • "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"
    synonym:
  • curse
  • ,
  • cuss
  • ,
  • blaspheme
  • ,
  • swear
  • ,
  • imprecate

2. To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

  • "Before god i swear i am innocent"
    synonym:
  • affirm
  • ,
  • verify
  • ,
  • assert
  • ,
  • avow
  • ,
  • aver
  • ,
  • swan
  • ,
  • swear

3. Promise solemnly

  • Take an oath
    synonym:
  • swear

4. Make a deposition

  • Declare under oath
    synonym:
  • swear
  • ,
  • depose
  • ,
  • depone

5. 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"
    synonym:
  • trust
  • ,
  • swear
  • ,
  • rely
  • ,
  • bank

Examples of using

I swear by the beard of the prophet.
I swear I'll always protect you.
I swear what I told you is true.