Definitions for vower
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a solemn promise, pledge, or personal commitment:
marriage vows; a vow of secrecy.
a solemn promise made to a deity or saint committing oneself to an act, service, or condition.
a solemn or earnest declaration.
(v.t.)to make a vow of; promise by a vow, as to a deity or a saint.
to pledge or resolve solemnly to do, make, give, etc.:
They vowed revenge.
to declare solemnly or earnestly; assert emphatically.
to dedicate or devote by a vow.
(v.i.)to make a vow.
Idioms for vow:
take vows, to make an official commitment to a religious order.
Category: Idiom, Religion
Origin of vow:
1250–1300; < OF vo(u) < L vōtum, neut. of vōtus, ptp. of vovēre to vow
someone who makes a solemn promise to do something or behave in a certain way
"young vowers of eternal love"; "there are many vowers of chastity but few who observe it"
One who makes a vow.
one who makes a vow
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