Associations to the word «Vow»


VOW, noun. A solemn promise to perform some act, or behave in a specified manner, especially a promise to live and act in accordance with the rules of a religious order.
VOW, noun. A declaration or assertion.
VOW, verb. (ambitransitive) To make a vow; to promise.
VOW, verb. (transitive) To make a vow regarding (something).
VOW, verb. To declare publicly that one has made a vow, usually to show one's determination or to announce an act of retaliation.

Dictionary definition

VOW, noun. A solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner; "they took vows of poverty".
VOW, verb. Make a vow; promise; "He vowed never to drink alcohol again".
VOW, verb. Dedicate to a deity by a vow.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope