Meaning 21.24: to swear

Description:'make a public official promise, especially in a court of law'
Typical context:I swear to tell the truth.
Semantic field:Law
Semantic category:Verb
Borrowed score :0.24
Age score :0.81
Simplicity score :0.77

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