HyperDic: perjure

English > 1 sense of the word perjure:
VERBcommunicationperjureknowingly tell an untruth in a legal court and render oneself guilty of perjury
perjure > pronunciation
Soundsper'jher
RhymesAlger ... wager: 53 rhymes with jher...
English > perjure: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningknowingly tell an untruth in a legal court and render oneself guilty of perjury.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey perjure themselves
Entailsswear, depose, deponemake a deposition
Caused bysuborninduce to commit perjury or give false testimony
Broaderlietell an untruth
Spanishperjurar
Nounsperjurera person who deliberately gives false testimony
perjurycriminal offense of making false statements / statements under oath

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