take a vow

take a vow
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  • take a vow — index promise (vow) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • take a vow — take an oath, swear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • take — [tāk] vt. took, taken, taking [ME taken < OE tacan < ON taka < ? IE base * dēg , to lay hold of] I to get possession of by force or skill; seize, grasp, catch, capture, win, etc. 1. to get by conquering; capture; seize 2. to trap, snare …   English World dictionary

  • vow — I n. 1) to make, take a vow 2) to keep one s vow 3) to break, violate a vow 4) a formal, solemn vow 5) clerical; marriage; monastic; religious vows (priests take religious vows) 6) a vow to + inf. (she made a solemn vow not to smoke again) 7) a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • vow — 01. After waking up one morning in the alley behind a bar, he [vowed] never to touch alcohol again. 02. The young boys all made a [vow] to keep the location of their clubhouse a secret. 03. The brother of the girl who was murdered [vowed] to take …   Grammatical examples in English

  • vow — 1 noun (C) a serious promise: marriage vows | vow to do sth: a vow to avenge his brother s death | take/make a vow: She made a vow never to tell anybody what she had heard. | keep/break a vow (=do or not do what you promised) | vow of silence (=a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • vow — I UK [vaʊ] / US noun Word forms vow : singular vow plural vows 1) [countable] a serious promise make a vow (that): I ve made a vow that I m going to study harder. take a vow (of something): Nuns must take a vow of chastity. 2) vows [plural] a set …   English dictionary

  • vow — vow1 [ vau ] noun 1. ) count a serious promise: make a vow (that): I ve made a vow that I m going to study harder. take a vow (of something): Nuns must take a vow of chastity. 2. ) vows plural a set of promises that people make to each other, for …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Vow of Enclosure — The vow of enclosure is a religious vow taken by some Poor Clare sisters in addition to the three ordinary vows of religion: obedience, poverty and chastity. When a Poor Clare takes this vow, she may not leave the monastery except for doctor s… …   Wikipedia

  • vow — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. swear, take oath; vouch, af firm; pledge, promise; dedicate, devote; take vows. n. dedication, devotion; oath, swearing; pledge, promise; consecration. See affirmation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. promise …   English dictionary for students

  • take the cross — phrasal Etymology: ME taken the croice, fr. taken to take + the + croice, cros cross : to take a vow to fight the enemies of Christianity (as by entering upon a crusade) …   Useful english dictionary


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