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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sworn mean? 

SWORN (adjective)
  The adjective SWORN has 2 senses:

1. bound by or as if by an oath
2. bound by or stated on oath

  Familiarity information: SWORN used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SWORN (adjective)

Sense 1sworn [BACK TO TOP]


Bound by or as if by an oath


pledged; sworn

Context examples:

according to an early tradition became his sworn brother / sworn enemies


committed (bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude)

Sense 2sworn [BACK TO TOP]


Bound by or stated on oath

Context example:

now my sworn friend and then mine enemy


bound (bound by an oath)


unsworn (not bound by or stated on oath)

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