HyperDic: oath

English > 3 senses of the word oath:
NOUNcommunicationoath, curse, curse word, expletive, swearing, swearword, cussprofane or obscene / obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
communicationoath, swearinga commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law)
communicationoatha solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior
oath > pronunciation
Soundsow'th
Rhymesboth ... undergrowth: 10 rhymes with owth...
English > oath: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningProfane or obscene / obscene expression usually of surprise or anger.
Synonymscurse, curse word, expletive, swearing, swearword, cuss
BroaderprofanityVulgar or irreverent speech or action
Spanishblasfemia, garabato, grosería, improperio, juramento, maldición, palabra malsonante, palabrota, profanidad, reniego, taco, voto
Catalanmaledicció, paraulota, renec
English > oath: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury.
Synonymswearing
Broadercommitment, dedicationA message that makes a pledge
Spanishjuramento, voto
Catalanjurament
English > oath: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior.
Example"they took an oath of allegiance"
InstancesHippocratic oathAn oath taken by physicians to observe medical ethics deriving from Hippocrates
NarrowerbayatAn oath of allegiance to an emir
BroaderpromiseA verbal / verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
Spanishjuramento
Catalanjurament

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