HyperDic: swearing

English > 2 senses of the word swearing:
NOUNcommunicationswearing, curse, curse word, expletive, oath, swearword, cussprofane or obscene / obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
communicationswearing, oatha commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law)
swearing > pronunciation
Soundssweh'rihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > swearing: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningProfane or obscene / obscene expression usually of surprise or anger.
Synonymscurse, curse word, expletive, oath, swearword, cuss
BroaderprofanityVulgar or irreverent speech or action
Spanishblasfemia, garabato, grosería, improperio, juramento, maldición, palabra malsonante, palabrota, profanidad, reniego, taco, voto
Catalanmaledicció, paraulota, renec
Verbsswearutter obscenities or profanities
English > swearing: 2 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.
Synonymoath
Broadercommitment, dedicationA message that makes a pledge
Spanishjuramento, voto
Catalanjurament
Verbsswearmake a deposition
swearto declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

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