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Oath

A declaration that affirms the truth of a statement: usually sworn as an appeal to God to witness its verity (truth).

Explanation attempts (371)

27 Oct 2012 12:43
quote An affirmation that your statement is based on your honest understanding of the truth. unquote
27 Oct 2012 19:36
quote An oath is a formal, legal promise or pledge to tell the truth or carry out a task in an honest manner. If you fail to do so, you may be prosecuted for perjury. unquote
29 Oct 2012 18:20
quote Means that you promise to speak the truth, you would usually swear this on the bible. unquote
29 Oct 2012 18:33
quote A sworn statement of truth. In a court a swearing on the bible or equivelent unquote
29 Oct 2012 20:53
quote A pledge to tell the truth, made in the name of God unquote
29 Oct 2012 22:28
quote When you swear to do something, in criminal law you usually swear to tell the truth, this is an oath. unquote
29 Oct 2012 22:32
quote The legal agreement to tell the truth unquote
30 Oct 2012 08:52
quote I think this means to promise to tell the truth. Normally putting your hand on a bible & swearing your oath. unquote
30 Oct 2012 09:13
quote is where in court you swear to tell the truth unquote
30 Oct 2012 10:45
quote a phrase said in court by whoever is called up to the stand to ensure (hope) they are telling the truth. unquote
30 Oct 2012 11:16
quote a promise which is binding under law unquote
30 Oct 2012 14:54
quote The promise that what one says is true to the fact that if it is found out to be otherwise there will be severe consequences. unquote
30 Oct 2012 16:30
quote Swearing by a promise usually with a hand on the Bible or other holy book. Not to mislead tomisrepresnt or to tell lies unquote
30 Oct 2012 18:43
quote If people give evidence "under oath" they have vowed that what they are telling is the truth, The oath will be something they will say to swear to only tell the truth in the court. unquote
30 Oct 2012 20:43
quote That I am under an obligation to tell the whole truth. unquote
30 Oct 2012 22:45
quote for example if called to give evidence in a law court a person would give or swear an oath that the evidence they would give would be true and honest. unquote
31 Oct 2012 15:10
quote promise, binding (often legally) unquote
31 Oct 2012 19:18
quote like a promise unquote
1 Nov 2012 09:40
quote To tell the truth when questioned on your knowledge of events. unquote
1 Nov 2012 21:41
quote A promise or vow to speak truly unquote
20 Nov 2012 21:01
quote You swear on your mother's grave this is true unquote
20 Nov 2012 23:24
quote A statement that something is true based on making a promise to a higher power such as a god. Alternatively a promise. unquote
20 Nov 2012 23:25
quote A promise to tell the truth as accurately as possible. unquote
21 Nov 2012 08:38
quote An oath means that the person who says it swears to tell the truth unquote
21 Nov 2012 09:53
quote When you swear to tell the truth unquote
21 Nov 2012 22:50
quote A solemn undertaking by one person to another or others. unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:13
quote A promise to give important information? unquote
14 Nov 2013 23:20
quote A promise, often in the court, made to the justice system. unquote
15 Nov 2013 03:25
quote A promise upon something. unquote
15 Nov 2013 09:58
quote A form of promise made by the defendant, often in an "old fashioned" or "traditional" style unquote
15 Nov 2013 12:52
quote When you swear an oath you are promising that what you say is true under the court of law unquote
15 Nov 2013 15:36
quote stating publicly that you are promising whatever you say will be the truth and will not lie or will be true to an organisation that you represent. unquote
15 Nov 2013 19:54
quote Promising/swearing to tell the truth. If take an oath in court must not lie or falsify information but answer questions truthfully. unquote
15 Nov 2013 19:59
quote Where someone swears to tell the truth unquote
15 Nov 2013 23:33
quote Similar to a promise. You are bound in some way to keep your word. unquote
16 Nov 2013 05:56
quote A promise to faithfully tell the truth . unquote
16 Nov 2013 12:25
quote An oath is something you swear by in a court of law to show that you are telling the truth. unquote
16 Nov 2013 18:59
quote I swearing to truth unquote
17 Nov 2013 13:19
quote A promise. If you are sworn under oath to tell the truth, you will tell the truth no matter what. unquote
17 Nov 2013 16:23
quote Something that contains laws of the justice system in unquote
17 Nov 2013 16:48
quote A person must take an oath before giving evidence in court, which states that they will not tell a lie. unquote
17 Nov 2013 17:17
quote A person takes an oath when they are in court. It is a promise that they will tell the truth unquote
17 Nov 2013 18:46
quote An oath is like a promise. For example if you were to swear that your word is true you would be making an oath. unquote
17 Nov 2013 19:41
quote Taking or swearing an "oath" is when you make a statement that you guarantee to be true. So being asked to speak "under oath" requires the speaker to answer questions or make statements with 100% complete honesty - and any statement made "under oath", if subsequently found to be untrue, will mean that the offender suffers serious consequences. unquote
17 Nov 2013 19:59
quote It's a binding vocal bond, in which an agreement is come upon, usually associated with subservience. unquote
17 Nov 2013 20:08
quote When you agree to something, in a court of law you normally take an oath of not lying. unquote
17 Nov 2013 22:08
quote Something you swear by or promise upon. unquote
17 Nov 2013 22:21
quote to swear and oath - make a promise unquote
17 Nov 2013 22:32
quote to swear and oath in court is to promise that something you claim is true unquote
17 Nov 2013 23:37
quote An oath is a promise and within court it is something in which you swear upon to clarify you will tell the truth unquote
18 Nov 2013 13:59
quote To swear on an oath, swear on something important? unquote
18 Nov 2013 16:30
quote Oath, you take an oath in court whereby you swear to tell the truth. You agree to be honest and true and make a stand by swearing to an audience. unquote
18 Nov 2013 18:30
quote Swearing to tell the true under oath is swearing to tell the truth on the bible. unquote
18 Nov 2013 18:53
quote swearing on the bible to tell the truth unquote
18 Nov 2013 19:24
quote Promise to tell the truth. A promise not to commit perjury and to tell the truth in court unquote
18 Nov 2013 20:50
quote to swear to a certain code or promise towards a idea, group or single person unquote
18 Nov 2013 21:10
quote WHen you take an oath you have to tell the truth unquote
19 Nov 2013 08:18
quote You give someone your word unquote
19 Nov 2013 08:24
quote You swear an oath when you are in court promising to tell the truth. You usually swear an oath on the bible. unquote
19 Nov 2013 13:32
quote To give ones word, make a promise unquote
29 Oct 2014 10:50
quote a promise made by the defendant in court that they are telling the truth unquote
29 Oct 2014 11:32
quote It is the vow you take not to lie in a court of law when giving evidence. unquote
29 Oct 2014 14:27
quote To promise something, swear by something/ swear that you have done or will do something. unquote
29 Oct 2014 14:28
quote sworn upon the bible in court as a way to confess you are under oath and thereby swear to tell the complete truth without fabrication of lies upon the law. lieing is a crime in court. unquote
29 Oct 2014 15:38
quote A religious piece that a defendant would swear by to promise they'll tell the truth unquote
31 Oct 2014 14:49
quote A promise given to provide truthful responses to questions asked. unquote
31 Oct 2014 18:12
quote An honest and truthful statement -vow to tell the truth. unquote
1 Nov 2014 04:51
quote A promise given in a court of law, on a Holy book for people of faith. When under oath, it is a crime to lie or conceal the truth, and people who do so can be prosecuted for perverting the course of justice. unquote
3 Nov 2014 23:02
quote Promising the truth unquote
4 Nov 2014 16:16
quote a formal/solemn promise unquote
5 Nov 2014 01:26
quote An oath is taken in a court of law to swear to tell the truth. unquote
5 Nov 2014 13:14
quote When you swear that the evidence you give is totally true. It's a bit like a promise or when you say "I swear this is true on my children's lives" unquote
5 Nov 2014 13:18
quote Pledge to tell the truth often sworn on the bible unquote
5 Nov 2014 15:22
quote pledge allegiance to an establishment by agreeing to set terms and not violating them unquote
5 Nov 2014 16:33
quote A statement with promise of truth unquote
5 Nov 2014 19:08
quote An oath is something that you have to promise your word on to make sure that the jury and the court know that you are telling the truth. unquote
5 Nov 2014 21:40
quote this is a sentence or sequence of sentences that when read out by someone, binds them to speak the truth at all times when being questioned unquote
6 Nov 2014 12:49
quote To take an Oath it means to swear on the bible as a way of saying that you are telling the truth and nothing but the truth. Therefore telling the judge/jury that you are not lying and that everything you say from there on can be trsuted. I think if your found out to lie then you can also be prosecuted for perverting the court of justice. unquote
6 Nov 2014 13:30
quote An oath is a promise. unquote
6 Nov 2014 20:39
quote to vow to do something or promise unquote
7 Nov 2014 12:27
quote a promise that what you say is the truth unquote
7 Nov 2014 13:48
quote An oath is where you promise to tell the truth unquote
7 Nov 2014 14:42
quote Swearing to tell the truth and remain honest. unquote
7 Nov 2014 15:14
quote Something you swear to promise you will only tell the truth. unquote
7 Nov 2014 16:32
quote the promise you make to swear to tell the truth in court and when giving evidence unquote
7 Nov 2014 18:15
quote A statement that a person will read and agree to prior to answering questions in a court unquote
7 Nov 2014 19:50
quote A promise to undertake some action with the understanding that default will be punished unquote
7 Nov 2014 20:50
quote A promise to tell the truth unquote
7 Nov 2014 20:56
quote A promise to tell the truth on the basis of religion. unquote
7 Nov 2014 21:51
quote A type of declaration that is legally binding unquote
7 Nov 2014 22:13
quote A legal promise to tell the truth that results in criminal action towards the person if the information they provide is knowingly inaccurate. unquote
8 Nov 2014 00:57
quote When you swear on oath you agree that what you say is totally true and that you are not lying unquote
8 Nov 2014 11:37
quote A legally binding promise, which may be based on religious faith unquote
8 Nov 2014 13:57
quote You swear on oath so you agree not to lie and to tell the truth in court unquote
8 Nov 2014 14:20
quote That you will tell the truth unquote
8 Nov 2014 17:01
quote Speaking under oath is the act of supposedly telling the truth when acting as a witness unquote
8 Nov 2014 17:39
quote You swear on an oath in court to promise you will tell the truth unquote
8 Nov 2014 17:48
quote To swear or promise something to someone. unquote
8 Nov 2014 21:29
quote Promise unquote
8 Nov 2014 22:34
quote Telling a truth. unquote
8 Nov 2014 22:45
quote Means to tell the truth unquote
9 Nov 2014 12:14
quote When you are under oath you are required by law to tell the honest truth. unquote
9 Nov 2014 12:58
quote Hand on the bible when religious to swear to tell the truth when questioned. If you are dishonest and breaking oath you can be prosecuted unquote
9 Nov 2014 15:28
quote A sort of contract that binds an individual to a certain role or to perform certain actions. unquote
9 Nov 2014 15:55
quote It is a promise you make unquote
9 Nov 2014 19:36
quote A declaration that you will tell the truth. unquote
10 Nov 2014 11:22
quote the vow taken by a person appearing in court to promise to tell the truth unquote
10 Nov 2014 14:54
quote like a promise but with worse consequences if its broken unquote
10 Nov 2014 15:41
quote If you make an Oath you make a promise. unquote
10 Nov 2014 15:52
quote An oath is something sworn by an individual, usually in a certain position of authority, promising to fulfil their duty properly and to not act in a way that would take advantage of their authority. unquote
10 Nov 2014 15:56
quote Something you sear to adhere to. Religious reference. If you break it, you are commuiting a criminal act. unquote
10 Nov 2014 17:26
quote When giving evidence in court you will be asked to take an oath, this is a promise to tell the truth. unquote
10 Nov 2014 17:26
quote you swear on the bible to tell the truth when on the witness stand unquote
10 Nov 2014 18:09
quote A promise unquote
10 Nov 2014 19:00
quote A lawful and binding promise unquote
10 Nov 2014 19:37
quote Swear on something meaningful to the person to do a particular thing. unquote
10 Nov 2014 20:32
quote The preliminary words spoken by a witness which says that they are speaking the truth to the best of there knowledge. ie. what they say happended, they believe actually happened. the oath is legally binding and breaking the oath (saying things which the witness knows are falsehoods) is punishable by contempt of court. or something. unquote
10 Nov 2014 20:40
quote An oath is a statement that whatever is communicated by a person is the absolute truth. unquote
10 Nov 2014 20:44
quote Oath is the swearing on the bible when someone gives a statement in court as a witness. unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:06
quote A statement of your honorary unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:27
quote This is when you take an oath, e.g an oath to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth. unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:30
quote I think an oath is a promise, you promise to do something by this oath unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:41
quote Stating in court to judge and jury that everything you say is the truth unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:49
quote To tell the truth under the eyes of the law and judicial system. unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:56
quote A declaration that you are to abide by a given criteria, in law you would take an oath to declare that you will tell the truth unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:06
quote A promise that must be kept not to lie unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:10
quote swear by something unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:15
quote A promise that everything that person says is the truth. unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:23
quote Written or verbal assurance that you will do a given thing or act in a given way in future. unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:29
quote A vow or promise unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:56
quote In a legal context it is a legally binding promise made in court by anyone giving evidence as well as members of the jury. This can be taken on a holy book of the takers choice or alternatively can be taken regardless of religion. unquote
10 Nov 2014 23:36
quote swearing the truth unquote
10 Nov 2014 23:50
quote A promise made that should not be broken. unquote
11 Nov 2014 00:01
quote When you take an oath you are promising to tell the truth when asked questions or re telling the event unquote
11 Nov 2014 02:04
quote Promise unquote
11 Nov 2014 08:38
quote The declaration in the eyes of God that the witness on the stand is tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth. unquote
11 Nov 2014 10:39
quote On the bible you give the oath that you will be tell the truth in court. Once you've given it I think it's probably a criminal offence to lie unquote
11 Nov 2014 11:30
quote An oath is like a promise. The words you speak under this, you have vowed to be truthful words. unquote
11 Nov 2014 12:12
quote The whole truth and nothing but the truth. unquote
11 Nov 2014 12:40
quote If you take an oath you swear by law to be telling the truth. unquote
11 Nov 2014 13:15
quote Where you swear that you will only tell the truth and the whole truth while you're taking part in a trail, or being trailed for an illegal action, in court. You swear on a Bible. unquote
11 Nov 2014 13:32
quote taking a pledge which means your answers and statements are completely honest unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:04
quote A promise or to make a promise unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:04
quote Taking an oath menas promising to tell the truth. If you are underoath you are legally obliged to tell the truth unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:17
quote "To pledge an oath" i.e to make a promise to abide by the truth under a law of a government or other constituent body. unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:20
quote when you say something in court you do it under oath - so a promise that what you are saying is the truth unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:22
quote Swearing on your holy/religious book that what you say is the truth and nothing but the truth i.e Bible, Qu'ran unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:42
quote To swear by something/someone unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:59
quote A law binding verbal agreement to tell the truth. unquote
11 Nov 2014 15:04
quote The promise you swear at he beginning of a trial pledging to only tell the truth. unquote
11 Nov 2014 15:18
quote A statement which a person swears to fulfill and is personally bound by. unquote
11 Nov 2014 15:37
quote A promise or pledge sworn unquote
11 Nov 2014 16:02
quote A legal promise to the court. The person can be prosecuted if found the person has omitted information or told untruths. unquote
11 Nov 2014 16:09
quote Taking an oath is when you swear to tell the truth in a court of law. unquote
11 Nov 2014 16:34
quote An oath is a promise or vow made unquote
11 Nov 2014 17:13
quote Promise or verbal contract that would be made in respect of telling the truth unquote
11 Nov 2014 20:48
quote telling the truth unquote
11 Nov 2014 21:01
quote a statement which swears you are in - under divine witness unquote
27 Mar 2015 18:44
quote Promising you're telling the absolute truth unquote
3 Aug 2015 12:14
quote Something you swear to i.e. 'on my mother's life', supposed to make you sound more like you're telling the truth, but it's not really is it?! It's like a promise that you're telling the truth. unquote
28 Oct 2015 22:24
quote Is a promise that what I am saying is the truth. unquote
28 Oct 2015 22:33
quote A solemn pledge given from one person to another to commit to an action unquote
28 Oct 2015 22:43
quote A promise. unquote
4 Nov 2015 18:16
quote A legal sentence spoken by someone to convey that they are telling the truth. Usually sworn on the bible or similar. unquote
4 Nov 2015 18:19
quote An Oath is like a promise and people in the court room swear on the bible. unquote
4 Nov 2015 18:35
quote What you say and swear by when in court to promise that you will say the truth. unquote
4 Nov 2015 20:55
quote A group of words that make a pledge unquote
5 Nov 2015 18:32
quote A method by which to swear the truth unquote
6 Nov 2015 21:01
quote You have to do what you say, under oath in a court means you have to tell the truth unquote
6 Nov 2015 21:03
quote What you promise to tell the truth under unquote
6 Nov 2015 21:07
quote Vow unquote
6 Nov 2015 21:11
quote Something you have sworn to uphold and is considered unjustly to break unquote
6 Nov 2015 22:06
quote A promise, something you agree to with prior knowledge of the terms of the agreement unquote
6 Nov 2015 23:49
quote To love something unquote
7 Nov 2015 17:40
quote Promise to tell the truth relying on religious text to enforce this unquote
8 Nov 2015 16:50
quote Similar to a vow, a statement made that must be true. unquote
8 Nov 2015 18:19
quote "Taking an oath" A binding responsibility to a truth, situation or promise. unquote
9 Nov 2015 18:31
quote A binding statement that has more strength in its meaning than a usual interaction/statement in everyday life. In a law setting, an oath of honesty implies that everything the individual being examined states has complete and utter transparency or else they face the risk of legal ramifications. unquote
9 Nov 2015 21:09
quote When somebody swears upon something to essentially confirm that what they are about to say will be the complete honest truth. unquote
9 Nov 2015 22:35
quote Swearing by something so it means you are telling the truth unquote
10 Nov 2015 13:08
quote A statement that is sworn, usually over a bible, that the information being given is the truth. unquote
10 Nov 2015 21:07
quote a promise unquote
10 Nov 2015 22:24
quote People are asked to swear under oath, ensuring what you say is truthful unquote
12 Nov 2015 00:27
quote To pledge that you are telling the truth unquote
12 Nov 2015 15:04
quote A rule you have to carry out unquote
12 Nov 2015 15:59
quote A promise taken regarding to behaviour unquote
12 Nov 2015 19:54
quote A promise that is witnessed by a commisioner for oaths. unquote
16 Nov 2015 13:14
quote When an individual swears to tell the truth in relation to an object or person. An oath can be sworn on the bible for example. unquote
16 Nov 2015 14:31
quote When you "swear under oath" you make a promise or commitment to your God or religion to tell the truth in court unquote
16 Nov 2015 17:20
quote Swear to tell the truth. unquote
16 Nov 2015 18:30
quote Making a promise to tell the truth. unquote
16 Nov 2015 18:58
quote An oath is a formal procedure that occurs when someone giving testament claims that the statement they make is the the whole truth. unquote
16 Nov 2015 23:58
quote Declaration, written or spoken which can used in a court of law unquote
17 Nov 2015 10:57
quote A strong promise. Usually used to confirm that what you have said is correct, for example swearing an oath that you have told the truth. unquote
17 Nov 2015 13:18
quote I think it is something you swear by in court of law unquote
17 Nov 2015 15:55
quote A statement when given meaning you'll stick to your word and mean what you ae saying. It usually means you'll be truthful or stand by someone unquote
17 Nov 2015 17:30
quote All persons attending court as a witness for either defence or prosecution has to swear an oath on the bible to tell the truth. unquote
17 Nov 2015 21:18
quote A promise with legal repercussions if not kept. unquote
17 Nov 2015 22:04
quote Swearing to tell the truth whilst holding the bible before giving evidence in a court of law. unquote
17 Nov 2015 23:00
quote Essentially a promise but with more weight? unquote
18 Nov 2015 13:52
quote Being truthful, not lying, being trusted unquote
18 Nov 2015 21:32
quote You are stating that what you say will be the truth. unquote
19 Nov 2015 09:57
quote A verbal way of confirming to others that you speak truely or pedging to do something. For example an oath that you speak the truth unquote
19 Nov 2015 13:34
quote Your word, where if proven to be false is law breaking unquote
19 Nov 2015 14:18
quote A promise unquote
19 Nov 2015 14:38
quote To take a vow unquote
19 Nov 2015 21:45
quote An oath is something that people who are providing evidence in court have to swear against to make it less likely that they will lie, as they are more aware of the seriousness of doing so and the consequences it may have. unquote
19 Nov 2015 22:16
quote A trust saying. In context while giving evidence. unquote
19 Nov 2015 23:17
quote Like a promise...people swear on this before giving evidence in court unquote
20 Nov 2015 11:07
quote A public declaration sworn on a religious text or assumed truth, normally I would associate with the bible, but this might be culturally specific. unquote
20 Nov 2015 17:01
quote A promise made in court to tell the truth unquote
20 Nov 2015 17:25
quote Oath means promising to tell the truth and pledging to do so by swearing on the bible in court. unquote
20 Nov 2015 18:20
quote A pledge to a higher power that what they are saying is the truth. unquote
20 Nov 2015 18:28
quote A vow to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth in a court of law, usually sworn on a Bible or other sacrosanct document unquote
20 Nov 2015 18:29
quote To tell the truth when speaking or writing a statement for a court of law unquote
20 Nov 2015 18:34
quote An oath is the commitment of speaking truthfully. unquote
20 Nov 2015 18:45
quote A promise to tell the truth and not lie unquote
20 Nov 2015 19:34
quote When you make a promis unquote
21 Nov 2015 11:06
quote A verbal 'promise' that centres around ethics. unquote
21 Nov 2015 11:33
quote A promise unquote
21 Nov 2015 17:38
quote This is when a suspect, or witness, self declares in front of a judge or court that he or she will answer all questions asked of them truthfully and accurately. This confession is often accompanied by placing the palm of the hand on a bible of their religion. unquote
21 Nov 2015 17:59
quote pertaining to words that bind a person to carry out promised act unquote
21 Nov 2015 19:06
quote A promise to tell the truth only, being under oath is a declaration that you will tell the truth unquote
21 Nov 2015 20:05
quote A pledge that an individual takes before taking the stand for example a witness in a court case that promises that they tell the truth or information they believe to be true to the best of their knowledge. unquote
21 Nov 2015 20:27
quote Where you swere to tell the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth in court. unquote
22 Nov 2015 10:56
quote Making a legal proclamation to speak the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth unquote
22 Nov 2015 11:57
quote Give one's formal word normally with a hand on the Bible. unquote
22 Nov 2015 14:10
quote a promise unquote
22 Nov 2015 16:18
quote Whereby you swear on the bible to tell the truth and nothing but the truth unquote
22 Nov 2015 16:23
quote Something you promise legally unquote
22 Nov 2015 17:44
quote A declaration of truth. unquote
22 Nov 2015 18:13
quote To swear by the law that you tell the truth unquote
22 Nov 2015 18:59
quote Oath's are like a promise not to lie in the courtroom unquote
22 Nov 2015 20:23
quote A promise unquote
22 Nov 2015 20:32
quote To pledge something unquote
22 Nov 2015 20:43
quote An oath is a sentence by which someone must state truth, they must swear by what they are saying they will do/they believe in/that they will tell nothing but the truth. unquote
22 Nov 2015 20:47
quote A promise unquote
22 Nov 2015 21:03
quote Promise that you will not do something. E.g in a court of law you promise not to lie unquote
22 Nov 2015 21:23
quote Your "word" or a promise made on a sacred text, if you have a faith, to tell the truth. unquote
22 Nov 2015 21:45
quote A promise that something is factually correct. unquote
22 Nov 2015 21:58
quote Something you say before a courtcase to confirm that you'll tell the truth unquote
23 Nov 2015 00:16
quote A binding promise unquote
23 Nov 2015 00:29
quote A thing you swear to stick by and never break unquote
23 Nov 2015 08:14
quote Oath means the absolute truth. If you swear 'by oath' you are committed to telling the truth and only the truth unquote
23 Nov 2015 09:12
quote A verbal contract between the person and the court agreeing to tell only the truth. Once you've made an oath if you break it you are breaking the law unquote
23 Nov 2015 09:31
quote Someone takes an oath when they speak in court, in taking this oath they have to tell the truth. unquote
23 Nov 2015 09:40
quote The truth unquote
23 Nov 2015 09:42
quote An oath is what you swear before being questioned/giving evidence in court, you swear on the bible that everything you say is the truth. unquote
23 Nov 2015 09:48
quote A promise to be truthful unquote
23 Nov 2015 12:14
quote A verbal contract for telling the truth. unquote
23 Nov 2015 12:43
quote A contract in court where you have to tell the truth of events to the best of your knowledge unquote
23 Nov 2015 14:29
quote A promise to speak truthfully unquote
23 Nov 2015 14:51
quote A statement or promise to tell the truth. unquote
23 Nov 2015 14:53
quote A statement or promise to tell the truth. unquote
23 Nov 2015 14:59
quote A promise or pact, sworn before giving evidence unquote
23 Nov 2015 15:01
quote a promise to tell the truth unquote
23 Nov 2015 15:52
quote Usually to do with being in Court, you are asked to say something under Oath. I think if you lie under Oath you can be prosecuted. unquote
23 Nov 2015 19:57
quote Something that is true, and has perhaps been sworn on. unquote
24 Nov 2015 09:39
quote This is swearing on the bible or religious book to state that you will give the whole truth and nothing but the truth. unquote
24 Nov 2015 20:41
quote It is the act of placing your hands on the bible or another religious book whilst making a promise to the judiciary to tell 'The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. unquote
6 Dec 2015 10:15
quote This is where you take a promise or a pledge unquote
8 Nov 2016 14:28
quote Oath is an agreement/promise to tell the truth unquote
8 Nov 2016 14:49
quote Something that is often sworn by, showing that the person is being 100% honest and trustworthy and will uphold the values of what they say unquote
8 Nov 2016 16:23
quote A promise that is guarded by the law unquote
8 Nov 2016 17:38
quote If you're under oath it means you are bound by law to tell the truth. A commitment. unquote
8 Nov 2016 18:28
quote Promising to do something unquote
8 Nov 2016 20:38
quote An oath is a promise. In law you promise to tell the truth. unquote
8 Nov 2016 20:45
quote An oath is where you swear you are telling the truth. unquote
8 Nov 2016 20:47
quote a promise to tell the truth unquote
8 Nov 2016 20:55
quote I would advise them to be honest and to face the music, to always tell the truth. unquote
8 Nov 2016 21:32
quote Promise unquote
8 Nov 2016 23:03
quote A pledge or swearing to tell the truth or do the right thing unquote
9 Nov 2016 01:44
quote In terms of the criminal law system to me an "oath" is something you make to say that you're telling the truth or at least what you believe the truth to be. unquote
9 Nov 2016 08:51
quote A promise to tell the truth unquote
9 Nov 2016 08:51
quote Promising to tell only the truth by making an oath. Usually made when in court unquote
9 Nov 2016 14:23
quote An oath is an agreement you're making to someone/something and is usually said aloud. unquote
9 Nov 2016 14:24
quote Oath is a promise unquote
9 Nov 2016 14:24
quote A form of truth that is sworn on to commit to not lying about something, often sworn on in court unquote
9 Nov 2016 14:34
quote Thr pledge taken by the defendant where they promise to tell the truth unquote
9 Nov 2016 14:35
quote Promise unquote
9 Nov 2016 15:00
quote Like a promise! Legal binding promise to tell the truth unquote
9 Nov 2016 16:24
quote A promise that you will tell the truth unquote
9 Nov 2016 17:25
quote That what you are going to say is the truth & nothing but the truth unquote
9 Nov 2016 17:25
quote That what you are going to say is the truth & nothing but the truth unquote
9 Nov 2016 19:31
quote A pledge of honesty sworn upon a sacred document. unquote
9 Nov 2016 20:56
quote When you swear to god that you will tell the truth unquote
9 Nov 2016 21:10
quote Being concise, truthful and factual under something that is considered important e.g. The bible or similar for differing religions/countries. unquote
9 Nov 2016 21:24
quote Something you swear by unquote
9 Nov 2016 22:19
quote A phrase that you swear by unquote
9 Nov 2016 22:34
quote A legally binding agreement that the person making a statement is telling the truth. unquote
10 Nov 2016 09:45
quote A promise or declaration that the individual being questioned makes to say they will tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. unquote
10 Nov 2016 10:55
quote A declaration or a promise unquote
10 Nov 2016 10:58
quote A legal, sworn "promise" that what they'll say will be true unquote
10 Nov 2016 12:24
quote The holy oath is when you swear on the bible in court unquote
10 Nov 2016 13:49
quote Telling the truth unquote
10 Nov 2016 14:55
quote A promise unquote
10 Nov 2016 17:34
quote It is used in court to agree or swear that you will tell the truth. By saying the words out loud you are pledging to abide by them for all in the courtroom to hear. unquote
10 Nov 2016 18:57
quote You would swear an oath for example on the bible in a court of law to promise that the details or information you give is the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth. you maybe legally liable and commit an offence if you then do not tell the truth after swearing an oath. unquote
10 Nov 2016 20:24
quote A legally binding contract unquote
10 Nov 2016 22:34
quote To keep a promise, solemnly swear to do something for someone. unquote
11 Nov 2016 13:00
quote An oath is something that people swear on that they are telling to truth, usually in a court environment. The oath includes a promise of telling the truth and not fabricating information. unquote
11 Nov 2016 13:57
quote Under Oath - Promising that what you state is the truth? unquote
11 Nov 2016 14:42
quote This is a statement that is said before you answer any questions in court and it is said with your hand on the bible and is in effect a legal "contract" with the court to tell the truth. unquote
11 Nov 2016 16:02
quote An oath is a promise. A promise that you will uphold the rules and act respectifully towards or to whom you make the oath. If you break an oath you are disloyal to the law. unquote
11 Nov 2016 18:42
quote A promise made where you swear that what you are saying is true. Usually done with your hand on a bible. unquote
11 Nov 2016 20:22
quote what you promise to tell the truth on in court. unquote
11 Nov 2016 20:39
quote A legal promise that cannot break unquote
12 Nov 2016 11:33
quote reciting a reading that you believe in God unquote
12 Nov 2016 16:43
quote A firm promise with consequences if you break unquote
13 Nov 2016 15:23
quote A legal promise that you are bounded by unquote
13 Nov 2016 17:42
quote When you swear to do or uphold something unquote
13 Nov 2016 17:45
quote means to take a pledge or swear using a medium considered sacred by the issuerer unquote
13 Nov 2016 17:51
quote Oath is a promise made with God as a witness, made in accordance with the legal system of the country, made in front of tribunal and legal authority, such as an oath commissioner. unquote
13 Nov 2016 18:18
quote Taken normally with a bible unquote
13 Nov 2016 19:20
quote When you promise something in a court of law. In the United States, this is usually done over the Bible. unquote
13 Nov 2016 19:30
quote A system that expects truth unquote
13 Nov 2016 19:46
quote Like a promise based on honour and honesty. unquote
13 Nov 2016 21:18
quote A declaration you undertake and abide by unquote
14 Nov 2016 00:08
quote Taken my a defendant and/or others giving testimony in court on behalf of the country and possible religious background. unquote
14 Nov 2016 11:40
quote A promise unquote
14 Nov 2016 12:59
quote A promise to tell the truth by swearing on the bible or other religious books. unquote
14 Nov 2016 13:24
quote A promise that everything you're saying is truthful. unquote
14 Nov 2016 13:53
quote It's a promise that can made in court e.g. I oath not to lie in court. unquote
14 Nov 2016 13:58
quote a sacred promise unquote
14 Nov 2016 13:59
quote An Oath is something that you promise to undertake and be very honest with/about unquote
14 Nov 2016 14:00
quote Promise that the statement you have made is the truth unquote
14 Nov 2016 14:10
quote A legal promise, saying you'll do/say something and if you don't they'll be punishments in place unquote
14 Nov 2016 14:53
quote when someone is 'under oath', this means that they must speak the truth when in a legal situation. For example, in a magistrates or crown court. unquote
14 Nov 2016 16:22
quote An oath would be proclaiming your honesty in front of the Judge and Court. This could be swearing on the bible saying you'll tell only the truth. unquote
14 Nov 2016 17:05
quote Making a promise to the judge and other people involved in the case that you are telling the total truth. unquote
14 Nov 2016 17:08
quote Swearing that you are telling the truth unquote
14 Nov 2016 17:22
quote Traditional promise unquote
14 Nov 2016 17:59
quote Im not quite sure but something to do with making a promise or repeating a statement unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:05
quote Swear on bible to tell truth unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:08
quote Swearing to tell the truth while your actions are being examined unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:08
quote That I am going to tell the absolute truth unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:15
quote Swearing of allegiance or truthfulness unquote
14 Nov 2016 19:01
quote A statement you make before giving a testament in court, in which you state to tell the truth. It's a crime to lie when you are under oath. unquote
14 Nov 2016 19:21
quote Legally bound to be honest unquote
14 Nov 2016 19:45
quote It means you must tell the truth by law, I would imagine it was originally termed as a kind of moral or religious term, so it was a way of making people think morally before answering a question. unquote
14 Nov 2016 19:45
quote swear to tell the truth unquote
14 Nov 2016 19:49
quote An act of promise where one agrees to tell nothing but the truth. unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:19
quote Like making a promise unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:25
quote A Declaration of truth unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:42
quote A statement that is factual unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:51
quote Vowing to tell the truth unquote
14 Nov 2016 21:02
quote I would describe oath as a commitment to tell the truth based on a religious belief system. It has legally binding implications in law as agreeing to tell the truth on oath could lead to prosectution if you subsequently lie unquote
14 Nov 2016 21:17
quote Oath is used in court as a promise to tell the truth unquote
14 Nov 2016 21:35
quote Something to swear by. Means you will tell the truth unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:19
quote A declaration of something unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:22
quote A way to promise to tell the truth, to swear that you will. unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:25
quote A pledge or a promise e.g. You must swear an oath before a court of law. unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:25
quote Swearing that what you are saying is true unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:26
quote A declaration of truth and honesty and abiding by given rules and common beliefs or regulations unquote
15 Nov 2016 02:00
quote A claim that you make under oath is expected to be true without confiscating the truth and if this turns out not to be the case, you can be punished unquote
15 Nov 2016 02:00
quote A claim that you make under oath is expected to be true without confiscating the truth and if this turns out not to be the case, you can be punished unquote
15 Nov 2016 09:46
quote A serious promise or sworn statement that the person will tell the complete truth unquote
15 Nov 2016 10:30
quote Something that an individual swears before giving evidence, normally on the bible. They swear they'll tell the truth, and nothing but the truth. unquote
15 Nov 2016 10:34
quote Swearing on a holy book (or something else important to you) to ensure that you are telling the truth in a court of law. unquote
15 Nov 2016 10:38
quote Any witness has to swear on the Bible, stating their account is all truth. unquote
15 Nov 2016 10:45
quote When a witness swears on the bible before their testimony. unquote
15 Nov 2016 11:51
quote Something you say before you speak in court. unquote
15 Nov 2016 12:04
quote A promise or a vow to keep your word unquote
15 Nov 2016 12:04
quote A promise or a vow to keep your word unquote
15 Nov 2016 12:04
quote A promise or a vow to keep your word unquote
15 Nov 2016 12:04
quote A promise or a vow to keep your word unquote
15 Nov 2016 12:30
quote A declaration that what is to be said will be the truth unquote
15 Nov 2016 12:44
quote Where an individual takes a solemn promise to tell the truth and nothing but the truth in a court of law. unquote
15 Nov 2016 12:46
quote Not to lie in the court of law unquote
15 Nov 2016 15:40
quote Where you swear to do something like in a court of law where you have to take an oath saying that you will tell the truth unquote
16 Nov 2016 14:50
quote On oath , hand on the bible and saying you will say the whole truth and nothing but the truth . unquote

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