Definition of oath

Definition of oath
  1. oath Noun A solemn pledge or promise to a god, king, or another person, to attest to the truth of a statement or contract
  2. oath Noun the affirmed statement or promise accepted as equivalent to an "oath"
  3. oath Noun A light or insulting use of a solemn pledge or promise to a god, king or another person, to attest to the truth of a statement or contract the name of a deity in a profanity, as in "swearing "oaths"
  4. oath Noun a curse
  5. oath Noun An affirmation of the truth of a statement.
  6. oath Verb (archaic) To pledge.
  7. oath Verb Shouting out. (as in 'oathing obsenities')
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