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Definition of Vow


  1. A solemn promise made to God, or to some deity; an act by which one consecrates or devotes himself, absolutely or conditionally, wholly or in part, for a longer or shorter time, to some act, service, or condition; a devotion of one's possessions; as, a baptismal vow; a vow of poverty.
  2. Specifically, a promise of fidelity; a pledge of love or affection; as, the marriage vow.
  3. To give, consecrate, or dedicate to God, or to some deity, by a solemn promise; to devote; to promise solemnly.
  4. To assert solemnly; to asseverate.
  5. To make a vow, or solemn promise.
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Vow Translations

vow in Dutch is plechtig beloven
vow in French is voeu
vow in German is gelobe, geloben, Schwur
vow in Latin is voveo vovi votum
vow in Portuguese is voto
vow in Spanish is voto