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  • as inreform
  • as inrelinquish
  • as inrenounce
  • as ineschew
  • as inforgo
  • as inforswear

synonyms for swear off

  • amend
  • improve
  • rebuild
  • rehabilitate
  • remake
  • renovate
  • reorganize
  • repair
  • resolve
  • restore
  • revise
  • revolutionize
  • standardize
  • transform
  • ameliorate
  • better
  • convert
  • correct
  • cure
  • emend
  • mend
  • rearrange
  • reclaim
  • reconstitute
  • reconstruct
  • redeem
  • refashion
  • regenerate
  • remedy
  • remodel
  • renew
  • rework
  • uplift
  • bring up to code
  • change one's ways
  • clean up
  • clean up one's act
  • go straight
  • make amends
  • make over
  • shape up
  • turn over a new leaf
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antonyms for swear off

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  • break
  • damage
  • destroy
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
  • ruin
  • waver
  • worsen
  • abandon
  • forfeit
  • kill
  • impair
  • accept
  • allow
  • admit
  • acknowledge
  • approve
  • revert
  • claim
  • corroborate
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How to use swear off in a sentence

A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Three hours ago you had never seen me, and now you swear my indifference will kill you.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
I swear (and he did swear hard enough, if an oath could do it, to satisfy any man) I've had nothing to do with it.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
To swear by his name is not to do sacrifice; and is therefore to perform another part of his worship.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The men said unto her, we will be blameless of this thine oath which thou hast made us swear.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
To swear in suitable circumstances is the duty of all; but it is the privilege of those only who are in covenant with God.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Dreadful are the denunciations uttered against such as swear falsely.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The Commissioner of Oaths is a very broad-minded man, and there is literally no limit to what you may swear before him.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
It is the duty of a subject to swear allegiance to his lawful sovereign; at least he must stand prepared to do so when required.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
And, 'Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gift that is upon it, he is a debtor.'
HIS LAST WEEKWILLIAM E. BARTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SWEAR OFF

  • abandon
  • abjure
  • abstain
  • avoid
  • double
  • duck
  • elude
  • evade
  • forgo
  • forswear
  • give up
  • have no truck with
  • let well enough alone
  • not touch
  • refrain
  • renounce
  • sacrifice
  • shun
  • shy
  • shy away from
  • steer clear of
  • swear off
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