Synonyms for swear

Synonyms for (verb) swear

Synonyms: swear, trust, rely, bank

Definition: have confidence or faith in

Usage: We can trust in God; Rely on your friends; bank on your good education; I swear by my grandmother's recipes

Similar words: believe

Definition: accept as true; take to be true

Usage: I believed his report; We didn't believe his stories from the War; She believes in spirits


Synonyms: blaspheme, curse, cuss, swear, imprecate

Definition: utter obscenities or profanities

Usage: The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street

Similar words: express, utter, verbalise, verbalize, give tongue to

Definition: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise

Usage: She expressed her anger; He uttered a curse


Synonyms: swear

Definition: promise solemnly; take an oath

Similar words: vow

Definition: make a vow; promise

Usage: He vowed never to drink alcohol again


Synonyms: swan, swear, verify, affirm, assert, aver, avow

Definition: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

Usage: Before God I swear I am innocent

Similar words: declare

Definition: state emphatically and authoritatively

Usage: He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with


Synonyms: swear, depone, depose

Definition: make a deposition; declare under oath

Similar words: declare

Definition: state emphatically and authoritatively

Usage: He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with