How To Spell vow?

Correct spelling: vow

What does the abbreviation vow mean?

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What are the usage examples for vow?

  1. How exquisite was her vow that she'd never kiss any other man as long as she lived! – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  2. Well, I have got all the points I want, and more too, and now you can go along, and Mr. Ralph will tell you that he is the happiest man in the world, and your secretary will tell you that she is the happiest young woman, and the cook you are going to lose will vow that she is the happiest old woman, and if you stay until Mrs. Drane and Miriam come back, the one will tell you that she is the happiest middle- aged woman, and the other that she is the happiest girl, and if you give Mike a half dollar, he will tell you that he is the happiest negro in the world. – The Girl at Cobhurst by Frank Richard Stockton
  3. Three years later, when Savonarola was an object of hatred and the convent of S. Marco was besieged, the artist was with him, and he then made a vow that if he lived he would join the order; and this promise he kept, although not until Savonarola had been executed. – A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas
  4. I will take a vow to you. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  5. Still, he could not break his vow of secrecy even in spirit without at least the excuse of personal insult. – Youth by Isaac Asimov
  6. It is a kind of debt, for about twelve hundred pounds, which they say must be paid at once; and they vow that if it is not they will seize the coffin, and- and- all that, at the funeral. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  7. But on the very day he arrived at the age of twenty- one, he made a vow that to gain intelligence of his father should be the first important act of his free will." – Nature and Art by Mrs. Inchbald
  8. " A small vow I made," said I carelessly. – The Reckoning by Robert W. Chambers
  9. Before you took the vow you had given me your word, as I gave you mine, that we would be man and wife, and since I am not dead, no promise or oath made after that is binding! – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  10. Then I go with you, said he, for I vow you need taking care of. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill

What are the translations for vow?

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Chinese words for Vow

发誓, 起誓, 发愿.

Dutch words for Vow

gelofte, eed, plechtige belofte.

French words for Vow

serment, promettre, jurer, promesse, donner sa parole.

German words for Vow

Engagement, Versprechen, geloben, Schwur, Gelübde, Eid, schwören, einen Eid leisten.

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Japanese words for Vow

誓い, 信約, 起請, しんやく.

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Spanish words for Vow

promesa, prometer, jurar, juramento, voto.

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