Definitions for vowvaʊ

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  1. vow(verb)

    a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner

    "they took vows of poverty"

  2. vow(verb)

    make a vow; promise

    "He vowed never to drink alcohol again"

  3. vow, consecrate(verb)

    dedicate to a deity by a vow

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. vow(Noun)

    A solemn promise to perform some act, or behave in a specified manner, especially a promise to live and act in accordance with the rules of a religious order.

    The old hermit, up in the mountains, took a vow of silence.

  2. vow(Noun)

    A declaration or assertion.

  3. vow(Verb)

    To make a vow.

  4. vow(Verb)

    To declare publicly that one made a vow, usually to show one's determination or to announce an act of retaliation.

    The rebels vowed to continue their fight until they succeed.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Vow(noun)

    a solemn promise made to God, or to some deity; an act by which one consecrates or devotes himself, absolutely or conditionally, wholly or in part, for a longer or shorter time, to some act, service, or condition; a devotion of one's possessions; as, a baptismal vow; a vow of poverty

  2. Vow(noun)

    specifically, a promise of fidelity; a pledge of love or affection; as, the marriage vow

  3. Vow(noun)

    to give, consecrate, or dedicate to God, or to some deity, by a solemn promise; to devote; to promise solemnly

  4. Vow(noun)

    to assert solemnly; to asseverate

  5. Vow(verb)

    to make a vow, or solemn promise

  6. Origin: [OE. vouen, OF. vouer, voer, F. vouer, LL. votare. See Vow, n.]

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  1. Vow

    A vow is a promise or oath.


Translations for vow

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  • vot, jurarCatalan, Valencian
  • Schwur, geloben, Gelöbnis, Eid, Gelübde, schwörenGerman
  • διαβεβαίωση, όρκοςGreek
  • promesa, manda, votoSpanish
  • lupaus, luvata, vannoa, vakuutus, vakuuttaa, vala, vannoa valaFinnish
  • voeu, jurerFrench
  • votoGalician
  • ուխտ, երդումArmenian
  • strengja heitIcelandic
  • voto, votare, giurareItalian
  • 誓う, 契るJapanese
  • ślubPolish
  • votoPortuguese
  • jurământRomanian
  • поклясться, обязательство, клятва, [[давать]] [[обет]], клясться, присягнуть, обещать, присяга, заверение, пообещать, зарок, обет, присягатьRussian
  • ant içmek, yemin etmekTurkish

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