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Definitions and Synonyms of vow | Another word for vow | What is vow?

Definition 1: a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where vow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they took vows of poverty

(vow is a kind of ...) a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something

"an assurance of help when needed" "signed a pledge never to reveal the secret"

Definition 2: make a vow; promise - [verb of communication]

Samples where vow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He vowed never to drink alcohol again

(vow is a kind of ...) promise solemnly and formally

"I pledge that I will honor my wife"

(... is a kind of vow ) give to in marriage

(... is a kind of vow ) take vows, as in religious order

"she professed herself as a nun"

(... is a kind of vow ) promise solemnly; take an oath

Definition 3: dedicate to a deity by a vow - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for vow in the sense of this definition

(vow is a kind of ...) give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

"She committed herself to the work of God" "give one's talents to a good cause" "consecrate your life to the church"

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