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vow

 
 
pronunciation:
vaU
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a serious promise or pledge.
She made a vow of revenge.The couple exchanged wedding vows.
synonyms:
oath, pledge
similar words:
contract, engagement, obligation
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: vows, vowing, vowed
definition: to promise or pledge in a serious way.
The witness vowed to tell the truth in court.The mayor vowed that he would put a stop to crime.
similar words:
declare, pledge, promise