[fawr-swawrn, -swohrn] /fɔrˈswɔrn, -ˈswoʊrn/
past participle of .
verb (used with object), forswore, forsworn, forswearing.
to reject or renounce under oath:
to forswear an injurious habit.
to deny vehemently or under oath.
to perjure (oneself).
verb (used without object), forswore, forsworn, forswearing.
to swear falsely; commit perjury.
the past participle of forswear
verb -swears, -swearing, -swore, -sworn
(transitive) to reject or renounce with determination or as upon oath
(transitive) to deny or disavow absolutely or upon oath: he forswore any knowledge of the crime
to perjure (oneself)
from Old English forsworenne, past participle of forswerian (see forswear).
Old English forswerian “swear falsely,” also “abandon or renounce on oath,” from for- “completely” + swerian “to swear.” Related: Forswore; forsworn; forswearing.
/ˈfɔːsaɪθ/ noun 1. Bill. born 1947, Scottish writer and director. His films include Gregory’s Girl (1981), Local Hero (1983), and Gregory’s Two Girls (1999) 2. Frederick born 1938, British thriller writer. His books include The Day of the Jackal (1970), The Odessa File (1972), and The Fourth Protocol (1984)
A descendent of Algol 60, intended to be as uniform and general as possible, while retaining the basic character of its progenitor. Forsythe features higher-order procedures and intersection types. (ftp://e.ergo.cs.cmu.edu/). [“Preliminary Design of the Programming Language Forsythe”, J.C. Reynolds, CMU-CS-88-159, 1988].
[fawr-sith-ee-uh, -sahy-thee-uh, fer-] /fɔrˈsɪθ i ə, -ˈsaɪ θi ə, fər-/ noun 1. a shrub belonging to the genus Forsythia, of the olive family, native to China and southeastern Europe, species of which are cultivated for their showy yellow flowers, which blossom on the bare branches in early spring. /fɔːˈsaɪθɪə/ noun 1. any oleaceous shrub of […]
[fawrt, fohrt] /fɔrt, foʊrt/ noun 1. a strong or place occupied by troops and usually surrounded by walls, ditches, and other defensive works; a fortress; fortification. 2. any permanent army post. 3. (formerly) a trading post. Idioms 4. hold the fort, 1. . 2. fortified. /fɔːt/ noun 1. a fortified enclosure, building, or position able […]