Oath

[disambiguation] An oath is a solemn promise or attestation of truth. Oath may also refer to: OATH is also an acronym for: ...
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Oath

An oath is a sworn statement, affirmation, or pledge, usually based upon religious principles and often used in legal matters. In a court of law, for example, all witnesses must swear that the testimony they give is the truth. Another example is the oath taken by public officials when they assume office. Members of the British parliament swear an o...
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OATH

Written or oral pledge by a person to keep a promise or speak the truth.
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oath

[n] - affirming the truth of a statement
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oath

Solemn promise to tell the truth or perform some duty, combined with a declaration naming a deity or something held sacred. In English courts, witnesses normally swear to tell the truth holding a...
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Oath

To call upon God to witness that what you say at the hearing is the truth or binding. (see affirmation)
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Oath

Oath (ōth) noun ; plural Oaths (ō&thlig;z). [ Middle English othe , oth , ath , Anglo-Saxon āð ; akin to Dutch eed , Old Saxon ēð , German eid , Icelandic eiðr , Swedish ed , Danish eed...
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oath

Origin: OE. Othe, oth, ath, AS. A; akin to D. Eed, OS. E, G. Eid, Icel. Eir, Sw. Ed, Dan. Eed, Goth. Ais; cf. OIr. Oeth. ... 1. A solemn affirmation or declaration, made with a reverent appeal to God for the truth of what is affirmed. 'I have an oath in heaven' 'An oath of secrecy for the concealing of those [inventions] which we think fit to keep ...
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oath

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
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Oath

• (n.) An appeal (in verification of a statement made) to a superior sanction, in such a form as exposes the party making the appeal to an indictment for perjury if the statement be false. • (n.) A careless and blasphemous use of the name of the divine Being, or anything divine or sacred, by way of appeal or as a profane exclamation or ej...
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oath

sacred or solemn voluntary promise usually involving the penalty of divine retribution for intentional falsity and often used in legal procedures. ... [7 related articles]
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Oath

[horse] Oath (foaled 22 April 1996) is a retired Thoroughbred race horse, bred in Ireland and trained in the United Kingdom, best known for winning the 1999 Epsom Derby. He was injured in his next race and never ran again. He is currently an active sire in India. ==Background== Oath was foaled on 22 April 1996 in Ireland. He is a small, `ne...
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oath

oath, vocal affirmation of the truth of one's statements, generally made by appealing to a deity. From the earliest days of human history, calling upon the gods of a community to witness the truth of a statement or the solemnity of a promise has been commonly practiced. The force of the oath depends...
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Oath

A declaration made according to law, before a competent tribunal or officer, to tell the truth; or it is the act of one who, when lawfully required to tell the truth, takes God to witness that what he says is true. It is a religious act by which the party invokes God not only to witness the truth and sincerity of his promise but also to avenge his ...
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Oath

Judicially, oaths are the promises or declaration made by the witness, plaintiff, defendants, judges, lawyers that whatever they say or write is truth and nothing but the truth.The oath is taken invoking the God, whom one believes and fears and has a notion that lying or a false statement may lead to punishment for them. 2) It also refers to the sw...
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oath

n. 1) a swearing to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, which would subject the oath-taker to a prosecution for the crime of perjury if he/she knowingly lies in a statement either orally in a trial or deposition or in writing. Traditionally, the oath concludes "so help me God," but the approval of a supreme being is often omi...
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oath

Type: Term Pronunciation: ōth Definitions: 1. A solemn affirmation or attestation.
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oath

Solemn promise to tell the truth or perform some duty, combined with a declaration naming a deity or something held sacred. In English courts, witnesses normally swear to tell the truth holding a New Testament in their right hand. If a witness wishes, he or she may swear an oath on a holy book other than the New Testament by prior arrangement. Peop...
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Oath

Traditionally an oath (from Anglo-Saxon āð, also called plight) is either a statement of fact or a promise with wording relating to something considered sacred as a sign of verity. Legal substitute for those who conscientiously object to making a sacred oath is to give an affirmation instead. Nowadays, even when there`s no notion of sanctity in....
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oath

a swearing to the truth of a statement which, if made by one who knows it to be false, may subject one to a prosecution for perjury or other legal proceedings
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oath

a swearing to the truth of a statement which, if made by one who knows it to be false, may subject one to a prosecution for perjury or other legal proceedings
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oath

Solemn pledge to keep a promise or speak the truth.
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Oath

A religious promise to tell the truth in court.
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Oath

An attestation that one will tell the truth, or a promise to fulfill a pledge, often calling upon God as a witness. The best known oath is probably the witnesss pledge to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth during a legal proceeding. All witnesses are given the oath (sworn in) before testifying. In another context, a public o...
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Oath

[song] `Oath` is a song by British singer and performer Cher Lloyd, featuring vocals from American rapper Becky G. The track was released on 2 October 2012 as the second single from the American version of Lloyd`s debut studio album, Sticks + Stones, and the fourth single overall. `Oath`, produced by Dr. Luke and Cirkut, was played for the ...
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