Definition Swear

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Definition

to swear: to confirm, to promise, to testify; to blaspheme, to curse, to say impolite words
verb
I swear to you that I didn't realize it was your sandwich that I ate! Please believe me!
Do you swear to tell the truth? Do you promise not to lie?
He swears like a sailor. He uses really rude language.

This is an irregular verb:
I swear / I swore / I have sworn

(I) swear by (Delavigne products): (I) completely trust in, have complete faith in (Delavigne products)
idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: I swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
US: Don't swear at me: it's very rude.

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