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Definition of Vow

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.

Vow Quotations

Now a soft kiss - Aye, by that kiss, I vow an endless bliss.
John Keats

I seemed to vow to myself that some day I would go to the region of ice and snow and go on and on till I came to one of the poles of the earth, the end of the axis upon which this great round ball turns.
Ernest Shackleton

The Jesuits have a vow to obey the pope, but if the pope is a Jesuit, maybe he should have a vow to obey the superior general... I feel like I'm still a Jesuit in terms of my spirituality, what I have in my heart.
Pope Francis

I think it's time to have a celebration of life and renew our vows. And this time we're going to write the vows because they're going to mean a lot more. We certainly put the 'in sickness and in health' vow to the test the last year and half.
Bill Rancic

Put your nose into the Bible everyday. It is your spiritual food. And then share it. Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian.
Kirk Cameron
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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
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