- n. 誓言；誓约；咒骂语
- [C]誓言,誓约 a solemn promise; the form of words used in making this
- [C]咒骂; 诅咒语 causal or improper use if the name of God, etc. to express anger, surprise, etc,; swear-word
profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger;
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a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury
a solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior;
"they took an oath of allegiance"
- Repeat the oath after me.
- The judge received their oath of allegiance.
- Tom stood by his oath to his father.
- She carries an oath rod that will destory the minds of those it strikes.
- She heard the sound of breaking glass, followed by a muttered oath.
- The quiet of the operating theater was suddenly shattered by a loud oath.
- They swore an oath of loyalty to the country.
- He hurled a few oaths at his wife.
- on〔under〕 oath
在法庭上宣过誓要说实话sworn to tell the truth in court of law
- administer an oath 使…宣誓
- break one's oath 违反誓言
- grind out an oath 咬牙切齿诅咒
- make〔swear〕 an oath 发誓
- take an oath 宣誓
- by oath 用誓约
- oath of office 就职宣誓
Rose..made an oath to her soul she would rescue him.出自： G. Meredith
Masons pride themselves on loyalty to their oath.出自：TV Times
- oath, pledge
- 1.pledge指“诺言”或“保证”,是正式用语; oath指一种正式的许诺或保证,含有如违背誓言便要为其后果负责之意。
- 2.pledge尤其用于指政府或政党的誓约、保证; oath则多用于法庭上的宣誓。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的ath，意为誓言。