Translation of "oath" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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oathnoun [ C ]

uk /əʊθ/ us /oʊθ/

oath noun [ C ] (PROMISE)

a promise, especially that you will tell the truth in a law court

Medieval knights took an oath of allegiance/loyalty to their lord. 中世纪骑士宣誓效忠于君主。
The witness placed her hand on the Bible and took the oath (= promised to tell the truth). 证人将手放在《圣经》上,起誓要讲真话。
be under/on oath

to have formally promised to tell the truth

The judge reminded the witness that she was under oath. 法官提醒证人她宣过誓要据实作证。

oath noun [ C ] (SWEAR WORD)

old-fashioned an offensive word, especially one that uses a name for God

muttering/mouthing oaths 低声/默默地咒骂

(Translation of “oath” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)