Synonyms of swearing


1. curse, curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, cuss, profanity

usage: profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted"

2. oath, swearing, commitment, dedication

usage: a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury


1. curse, cuss, blaspheme, swear, imprecate, express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to

usage: utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"

2. affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear, declare

usage: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"

3. swear, vow

usage: promise solemnly; take an oath

4. swear, depose, depone, declare

usage: make a deposition; declare under oath

5. trust, swear, rely, bank, believe

usage: have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"

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