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

 

Hyponyms: bayat, Hippocratic oath

 

Derivational Morphology: affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear, depose, depone, curse, cuss, blaspheme, imprecate

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: be   Bosnian: zakletva  
Catalan: jurament   Chinese: 誓言 and 誓词  
Dutch: eed   Esperanto: ĵuro  
Finnish: lupaus and vala   French: serment  
German: Eid   Greek: όρκος  
Hebrew: שבועה   Hungarian: eskü  
Italian: giuramento   Japanese: 誓い and 宣誓  
Korean: 맹세   Kurdish: sond and soz  
Norwegian: ed   Polish: przysięga  
Portuguese: juramento   Russian: клятва and присяга  
Slovene: prisega   Spanish: juramento  
Swedish: ed   Telugu: ప్రమాణం  
 
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