sworn
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /swɔɹn/
  • (RP) IPA: /swɔːn/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /swo(ː)ɹn/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /swoən/
Verb
  1. Past participle of swear
Adjective

sworn (not comparable)

  1. Given or declared under oath.
    His sworn statement convinced the judge.
  2. Bound as though by an oath.
    • c. 1610-11, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act II, Scene ii:
      Swum ashore, man, like a duck. I can swim like a duck, I'll be sworn.
  3. Ardent, devout.
    a sworn foe
    a sworn socialist
Translations


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