Die Übersetzung von "swear" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /sweə/ (past tense swore /swoː/, past participle sworn /swoːn/)

to state, declare, or promise solemnly with an oath, or very definitely and positively

The witness must swear to tell the truth
He swore an oath of loyalty
Swear never to reveal the secret
I could have sworn (= I’m sure) she was here a minute ago.

to use the name of God and other sacred words, or obscene words, for emphasis or abuse; to curse

Don’t swear in front of the children!
sworn /swoːn/ adjective

(of friends, enemies etc) (determined, as if) having taken an oath always to remain so

They are sworn enemies.

(of evidence, statements etc) given by a person who has sworn to tell the truth

fait sous serment
The prisoner made a sworn statement.
swear word noun

a word used in cursing

‘Damn’ is a mild swear word.
swear by

to appeal to (eg God) as a witness of one’s words

jurer par
I swear by Heaven that I’m innocent.

to put complete trust in (a remedy etc)

ne jurer que par
She swears by aspirin for all the children’s illnesses.
swear in

to introduce (a person) into a post or office formally, by making him swear an oath

faire prêter serment à
The new Governor is being sworn in next week.
swear to

to make a solemn statement, with an oath, in support of

I’ll swear to the truth of what he said
I think he was here this morning, but I wouldn’t like to swear to it.

(Die Übersetzung von "swear" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)