|1.||[ noun ] profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger|
|Synonyms:||curse swearing expletive swearword cuss curse_word|
"expletives were deleted"
|Related terms:||profanity curse|
|2.||[ noun ] a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury|
|Related terms:||assurance commitment Hippocratic_oath affirm vow|
|3.||[ noun ] a solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior|
"they took an oath of allegiance"
|Related terms:||promise bayat Hippocratic_oath|