Definition of Oath

1. Noun. Profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger. "Expletives were deleted"

Exact synonyms: Curse, Curse Word, Cuss, Expletive, Swearing, Swearword
Generic synonyms: Profanity
Derivative terms: Curse, Curse, Cuss, Swear

2. 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.
Exact synonyms: Swearing
Generic synonyms: Commitment, Dedication
Derivative terms: Swear, Swear

3. Noun. A solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior. "They took an oath of allegiance"
Generic synonyms: Promise
Specialized synonyms: Bayat
Specialized synonyms: Hippocratic Oath

Definition of Oath

1. n. A solemn affirmation or declaration, made with a reverent appeal to God for the truth of what is affirmed.

Definition of Oath

1. Noun. A solemn pledge or promise to a god, king, or another person, to attest to the truth of a statement or contract ¹

2. Noun. the affirmed statement or promise accepted as equivalent to an '''oath''' ¹

3. 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''''' ¹

4. Noun. a curse ¹

5. Noun. (legal) An affirmation of the truth of a statement. ¹

6. Verb. (archaic) To pledge. ¹

7. Verb. Shouting out. (as in 'oathing obsenities') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oath

1. a formal declaration or promise to fulfill a pledge [n -S]

Medical Definition of Oath

1. Origin: OE. Othe, oth, ath, AS. A; akin to D. Eed, OS. E, G. Eid, Icel. Eir, Sw. Ed, Dan. Eed, Goth. Ais; cf. OIr. Oeth. 1. A solemn affirmation or declaration, made with a reverent appeal to God for the truth of what is affirmed. "I have an oath in heaven" "An oath of secrecy for the concealing of those [inventions] which we think fit to keep secret." (Bacon) 2. A solemn affirmation, connected with a sacred object, or one regarded as sacred, as the temple, the altar, the blood of Abel, the Bible, the Koran, etc. 3. An appeal (in verification of a statement made) to a superior sanction, in such a form as exposes the party making the appeal to an indictment for perjury if the statement be false. 4. A careless and blasphemous use of the name of the divine Being, or anything divine or sacred, by way of appeal or as a profane exclamation or ejaculation; an expression of profane swearing. "A terrible oath" (01 Mar 1998)

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