Pronunciation of Oath
/ˈə͡ʊθ/, /ˈə‍ʊθ/, /ˈəʊ_θ/

Synonyms for oath:

Sense 1


Sense 2

sacrament, profession.

Sense 3


Other synonyms and related words:

epithet, blighter, troth, condemnation, jinx, curse word, commitment, sacrament, pesterer, fella, cuss, imprecation, chap, scourge, bloke, adjuration, expletive, fellow, cursing, gadfly, anathema, blasphemy, nemesis, profession, whammy, bane, torment, lad, reprobation, deposition, pest, gent, feller, profanity, swearword, execration, hex, affidavit.

Sense 2 (noun)


affirmation (noun)

corroboration, proclamation, avowal, pronouncement, sanction, assurance, testimony, affirmation, validation, statement, submission, endorsement, verification, confirmation, certification, ratification, approval, assertion, acknowledgment, promise, pledge, admission, declaration, attestation, warranty.

communication (noun)


curse (noun)

swearword, profanity, blasphemy, imprecation, cuss, malediction, expletive.

guarantee (noun)

guarantee, bond, insurance, security, lien, countersignature, word, contract, safeguard, collateral, token.

malediction (noun)

denunciation, vituperation, vilification, damnation, malediction, swearing, invective, abuse, disparagement, curse.

oath (noun)

cuss, swearing, curse, expletive, swearword, curse word.

obscenity (noun)


promise (noun)

mutual agreement, deposition, testimony, bond, word, profession, avowal, pact, obligation, adjuration, understanding, pledge, arrangement, agreement, covenant, stipulation, contract, compact, consent, engagement, affidavit, vow, affirmation.

promises (noun)


word (noun)


word of honor (noun)


Usage examples for oath:

  • If he denied it and talked of his oath, it was but just that vengeance should take its way. - "The Story of Old Fort Loudon", Charles Egbert Craddock.
  • Shall I put Mr. Gryce on his oath again? - "That Affair Next Door", Anna Katharine Green.

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