vow

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vow englannista suomeksi

  1. lupaus, vala, vakuutus

  2. omistaa elämänsä

  3. vannoa, vakuuttaa, luvata

  1. Substantiivi

  2. vala, lupaus

  3. lupaus, vakuutus

  4. Verbi

  5. vannoa vala, vannoa, luvata, vakuuttaa

  6. vannoa

vow englanniksi

  1. A solemn promise to perform some act, or behave in a specified manner, especially a promise to live and act in accordance with the rules of a religious order.

  2. (ux)

  3. A declaration or assertion.

  4. (quote-journal)| title=Where the profound meets the profane| passage=Swearing doesn't just mean what we now understand by "dirty words". It is entwined, in social and linguistic history, with the other sort of swearing: vows and oaths. Consider for a moment the origins of almost any word we have for bad language – "profanity", "curses", "oaths" and "swearing" itself.

  5. A votive offering.

  6. *1786, (w), ''The Worship of Priapus'':

  7. There are also waxen vows, that represent other parts of the body mixed with them; but of these there are few in comparison of the number of the Priapi.
  8. To make a vow; to promise.

  9. (RQ:KJV)

  10. When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it.
  11. 1673, (w), ''Christian Directory''

  12. We do not vow that we will never sin, nor neglect a duty (nor ought we to do so).
  13. To make a vow regarding (something).

  14. ''The wronged woman vowed revenge.''

  15. To declare publicly that one has made a vow, usually to show one's determination or to announce an act of retaliation.

  16. ''The rebels vowed to continue their fight.''