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noun as in promise

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A lot of people ring in the New Year with vows to lose weight and exercise.

Meanwhile, Marino promises “radical changes” and vows to check every contract the city has—to see if they are valid.

He vows that it will create 250,000 jobs, lift Nicaragua out of poverty and make it the maritime capital of the world.

He karate-chops a final stray assassin, then they exchange vows.

The network vows an international campaign for their release, and press freedom.

So we placed some of these holy relics upon the sick man, at the same time offering our vows for him, and then he improved.

As that is not one of their vows, and they do not have charge of temporal matters, the sick have suffered greatly.

Subsequent facts, however, proved these pompous vows to be merely a figure of speech.

So will I sing praise unto thy name forever, that I may daily perform my vows.

It seems to form a bond of friendship which they regard as sacred as the vows of wedlock.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vows, such as: oath, pledge, assertion, profession, asseveration, and troth.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.