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Spanish translation of “swear”

swear

verb /sweə/ (past tense swore /swoː/, past participle sworn /swoːn/)
to state , declare , or promise solemnly with an oath , or very definitely and positively
jurar
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
blasfemar
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
declarado; ( traductor u otro cargo tomado bajo juramento ) jurado
They are sworn enemies .
(of evidence , statements etc) given by a person who has sworn to tell the truth
bajo juramento
The prisoner made a sworn statement .
swear word noun a word used in cursing
palabrota , taco , grosería
Damn ’ is a mild swear word.
swear by phrasal verb to appeal to (eg God ) as a witness of one’s words
jurar por
I swear by Heaven that I’m innocent .
to put complete trust in (a remedy etc)
tener una fe absoluta (en), creer ciegamente (en)
She swears by aspirin for all the children’s illnesses .
swear in phrasal verb to introduce (a person ) into a post or office formally , by making him swear an oath
tomar juramento a
The new Governor is being sworn in next week .
swear to phrasal verb to make a solemn statement , with an oath , in support of
jurar ; poner la mano en el fuego
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.
(Definition of swear from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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