vow

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Noun[change]

Singular
vow

Plural
vows

  1. A vow is a promise. Often, a vow is a special promise that is made formally or in front of other people.
    I took a vow never to hurt anyone.
    They said their wedding vows, promising to love each other the rest of their lives.
    The monks took a vow of silence.

Verb[change]

Plain form
vow

Third-person singular
vows

Past tense
vowed

Past participle
vowed

Present participle
vowing

  1. If you vow, to do something, you make a promise to do it.
    We vowed never to betray each other.