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 oath oath

noun

  • ( ) profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger  ( curse, curse word, cuss, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword )
    profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
     expletives were deleted
    expletives were deleted
  • ( ) a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury  ( oath, swearing )
    a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury
  • a solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior  ( oath )
    a solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior
     they took an oath of allegiance
    they took an oath of allegiance


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