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That’s the first time I’ve ever heard him swear.
She was shouting and swearing at everyone.
I hammered my thumb and then swore profusely.
I’ve never seen him before – I swear!
She swears that this is the man who attacked her.
You swore that you would never see her again.
He swore to stay out of politics when he retired.
Marshall swore vengeance against his brother’s killers.
I could have sworn I’d paid that bill.
I can’t tell you – I’ve been sworn to secrecy.
This is the British English definition of swear. View American English definition of swear.