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swear

 
Verb swear has 5 senses
  1. curse, cuss, blaspheme, swear, imprecate - utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"
    --1 is one way to express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to
    Derived forms: noun swearer1, noun swearing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear - to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
    --2 is one way to declare
    Derived forms: noun swearer2, noun swearing2
    Sample sentence:
    They swear that there was a traffic accident
  3. swear - promise solemnly; take an oath
    --3 is one way to
    vow
    Derived form: noun swearer2
    Sample sentence:
    They swear to move
  4. swear, depose, depone - make a deposition; declare under oath
    --4 is one way to declare
    Derived form: noun swearing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  5. trust, swear, rely, bank - have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"
    --5 is one way to believe
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
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