Phrasal Verb 'swear'

We have 4 phrasal verb definition 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.