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SWORN

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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]

Meaning:

Bound by or as if by an oath

Synonyms:

pledged; sworn

Context examples:

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

Similar:

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


Sense 2sworn [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bound by or stated on oath

Context example:

now my sworn friend and then mine enemy

Similar:

bound (bound by an oath)

Antonym:

unsworn (not bound by or stated on oath)


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