Synonyms of swear
• It is wrong to swear and shout.
• He was obviously very drunk and cursed continuously at passers-by.
• He cursed and blasphemed to his last gasp.
turn the air blue (informal)
take the Lord's name in vain
• Alan swore that he would do everything in his power to help us.
• She vowed that some day she would return to live in France.
• They promised they would deliver it on Friday.
take an oath
• The ship owner must warrant that his vessel is seaworthy.
• Several eye witnesses testified that they had seen the fight.
• Records attest to his long history of violence.
• a public statement avowing neutrality
give your word
state under oath
PHRASAL VERBS:▷ swear by something
QUOTATIONS:Swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon – Romeo and Juliet]
As he knew not what to say, he swore – The Island]
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affirmIf you affirm that something is true or that something exists, you state firmly and publicly that it is true or exists.
• 'The place is a dump,' she affirmed.
• He asserted that the bill violated the First Amendment.
statearguemaintaindeclareallegeswearpronouncecontendaffirmprofessattestpredicatepostulateavowaverasseverate (formal)avouch (archaic)
asseverate (formal)to assert or declare emphatically or solemnly
Thesaurus for swear from the Collins English Thesaurus