Associations to the word «Oath»
OATH, noun. A solemn pledge or promise to a god, king, or another person, to attest to the truth of a statement or contract
OATH, noun. The affirmed statement or promise accepted as equivalent to an oath.
OATH, noun. A light or insulting use of a solemn pledge or promise to a god, king or another person, to attest to the truth of a statement or contract the name of a deity in a profanity, as in swearing oaths.
OATH, noun. A curse.
OATH, noun. (legal) An affirmation of the truth of a statement.
OATH, verb. (archaic) to pledge
OATH OF ABJURATION, proper noun. (historical) An oath asserting the right of the present royal family to the crown of England, and expressly abjuring allegiance to the descendants of Charles Edward Stuart, the Jacobite Pretender.
OATH, noun. Profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted".
OATH, noun. A commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury.
OATH, noun. A solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior; "they took an oath of allegiance".
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