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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

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

A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness.
Mahatma Gandhi

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 vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word to Christ and the Church. a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity; it is the expression of his personal dignity.
Pope John Paul II
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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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