Phrasal Verb 'Swear'

We have 4 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Swear'.

Swear by

Meaning: Have great confidence in

Example: I SWEAR BY their products- they're the best on the market.

Swear down

Meaning: Promise that something is true

Example: He SWORE DOWN that he hadn't done it.

Swear in

Meaning: Take an oath to hold a public office

Example: They SWORE her IN as mayor.

Swear off

Meaning: Decide to stop doing something, usually something harmful

Example: She SWORE OFF alcohol after getting incredibly drunk at her friend's wedding.