HyperDic: sworn

English > 2 senses of the word sworn:
ADJECTIVEallsworn, pledgedbound by or as if by an oath
allswornbound by or stated on oath
sworn > pronunciation
Soundsswao'rn
Rhymesacorn ... worn: 45 rhymes with aorn...
English > sworn: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBound by or as if by an oath.
Examples
  • "according to an early tradition became his sworn brother"
  • "sworn enemies"
Synonympledged
BroadercommittedBound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action / action, or attitude
English > sworn: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningBound by or stated on oath.
Example"now my sworn friend and then mine enemy"- Shakespeare
NarrowerboundBound by an oath
Oppositeunswornnot bound by or stated on oath

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