Textual thesaurus for "swear"

(verb) trust, rely, bank

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

(verb) blaspheme, curse, cuss, imprecate

utter obscenities or profanities

The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street

(verb) swan, verify, affirm, assert, aver, avow

to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

Before God I swear I am innocent

(verb) depone, depose

make a deposition; declare under oath