Definition of Swear out

1. Verb. Deliver a warrant or summons to someone. "He was processed by the sheriff"

Exact synonyms: Process, Serve
Specialized synonyms: Subpoena, Rinse, Wash
Generic synonyms: Deliver
Derivative terms: Process



Definition of Swear out

1. Verb. (transitive) To obtain (a warrant or the like) by swearing to facts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swear Out

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swazzles
sweal
swealed
swealing
swealings
sweals
sweam
swear
swear by
swear down
swear in
swear like a trooper
swear off
swear on a stack of Bibles
swear out (current term)
swear word
swear words
sweard
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sweare
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swearer
swearers
swearest
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swearier
sweariest
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swearings

Literary usage of Swear out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"She told little Mitoh Adams, and asked him to go to Alice and let them know about it. She wanted him to come down and swear out a warrant, ..."

2. Annotated Cases, American and English by H Noyes Greene, William Mark McKinney, David Shephard Garland (1918)
"It is also true that there is no statute- which, in terme, makes it his duty to swear out warrants or give information to the grand jury. ..."

3. Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"She kept howling for the sergeant to give her the papers to sign, she wanted to swear out a complaint, and he just let her run out of steam, ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"She told little Mitoh Adams, and asked him to go to Alice and let them know about it. She wanted him to come down and swear out a warrant, ..."

5. Annotated Cases, American and English by H Noyes Greene, William Mark McKinney, David Shephard Garland (1918)
"It is also true that there is no statute- which, in terme, makes it his duty to swear out warrants or give information to the grand jury. ..."

6. Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"She kept howling for the sergeant to give her the papers to sign, she wanted to swear out a complaint, and he just let her run out of steam, ..."

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