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bound by or as if by an oath
"according to an early tradition became his sworn brother"; "sworn enemies"
bound by or stated on oath
"now my sworn friend and then mine enemy"- Shakespeare
Given under oath.
His sworn statement convinced the judge.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Swornthe participle passive of swear.
What does else want credit, come to me,
And I’ll be sworn ’tis true: William Shakespeare.
I am sworn brother, sweet,
To grim necessity; and he and I
Will keep a league ’till death. William Shakespeare, Richard II.
They that are mad against me, are sworn against me. Ps.
He refused not the civil offer of a pharisee, though his sworn enemy; and would eat at the table of those who sought his ruin. Edmund Calamy, Sermons.
To shelter innocence,
The nation all elects some patron-knight,
Sworn to be true to love, and slave to fame,
And many a valiant chief enrols his name. George Granville.
Traditionally an oath (from Anglo-Saxon āð, also called plight) is either a statement of fact or a promise taken by a sacrality as a sign of verity. A common legal substitute for those who conscientiously object to making sacred oaths is to give an affirmation instead. Nowadays, even when there is no notion of sanctity involved, certain promises said out loud in ceremonial or juridical purpose are referred to as oaths. "To swear" is a verb used to describe the taking of an oath, to making a solemn vow.
Sworn generally refers to a verbal or written pledge, vow, or oath that an individual has formally made or agreed to, often under legal or sacred circumstances. It can also refer to a statement or assertion that someone firmly and earnestly assures to be true.
p. p. of Swear
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
swōrn, pa.p. of swear.—Sworn broker, a London broker who swears before the court of aldermen to maintain honesty in dealing; Sworn enemies, enemies determined not to be reconciled; Sworn friends, fast or close friends.
The numerical value of sworn in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of sworn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
As your Chief, I am immensely appreciative of the work that you do on a daily basis, i have the highest level of confidence in all of our sworn and civilian personnel, and as your Chief, personally reaffirm my continued commitment to this Department.
It is the attorney general's sworn duty to uphold and defend Montana's constitution until such time as there is no further review or no appeal can be made in a court of law.
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
Good manners and good morals are sworn friends and fast allies.
The suggestion, implication, or even correlation that the FOP would in any way associate itself with a racist hate group is a sign of just how biased, malevolent, and extreme the media is in their antipathy toward the police, the FOP is the sworn enemy of black people, the sworn enemy of black people, RushsaidSaturday. The FOP has always taken the position that black people can be shot down in the street by members of the Chicago Police Department, and suffer no consequences.
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