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Verb
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vows, plural;
  1. Solemnly promise to do a specified thing
    • - he vowed that his government would not tolerate a repeat of the disorder
    • - one fan vowed, “I'll picket every home game.”
  2. Dedicate to someone or something, esp. a deity
    • - I vowed myself to this enterprise
Noun
  1. A solemn promise

  2. A set of such promises committing one to a prescribed role, calling, or course of action, typically to marriage or a monastic career


  1. a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner; "they took vows of poverty"
  2. make a vow; promise; "He vowed never to drink alcohol again"
  3. dedicate to a deity by a vow
  4. A vow (Lat. votum, vow, promise; see vote) is a promise or oath.
  5. "Vow" is a song by Garbage, released as their debut single in 1995. It first appeared on a Volume magazine compilation in December, 1994, and picked up by BBC Radio 1 DJs Steve Lamacq and John Peel. ...
  6. "The Vow" is the fourteenth and final UK single by the band Toyah, fronted by Toyah Willcox, and was released in November 1983.
  7. (Vows (Dollhouse)) "Vows" is the premiere of the second season of the American science fiction television series Dollhouse and the show's 14th episode overall. ...
  8. (Vows (Gargoyles)) The following is a list of episodes for the Disney animated show Gargoyles.
  9. (The Vows) The Vows (A Promessa) is a 1973 Portuguese drama film directed by António de Macedo. It was entered into the 1973 Cannes Film Festival.
  10. A solemn promise to perform some act, or behave in a specified manner, especially a promise to live and act in accordance with the rules of a religious order; A declaration or assertion; To make a vow; To declare publicly that one made a vow, usually to show one's determination or to announce an ...
  11. (vowed) Undertaken in accordance with a vow; solemnly promised
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  13. (VOWs) (Virtual Office Web sites): are an Internet based real estate brokerage business model that works with real estate consumers in same way as a brick and mortar real estate brokerage.
  14. (Vows) A Religious will take three vows at profession, which are like orientations for the life this person is taking. The vows are those of poverty, obedience and chastity. Some orders takes fourth vow. For example, Benedictines take a vow of stability, which binds them to a particular monastery.
  15. (Vows) A knightly promise to accomplish some feat, usually a military feat in meeting a number of challengers, conducting jousts, or campaigning against an enemy. ...
  16. (Vows) Formal commitments made to God to follow Jesus in His poverty, chastity and obedience as members of religious communities.By the vow of poverty the members hold all things in common. The community takes care of each other’s needs through the providence of God and their our charity. ...
  17. (Vows) Formal, voluntary promises to God. Any adult could make a vow, and it was a common practice in medieval religion. However, vows are usually associated with those who entered religious houses. ...
  18. (Vows) Promises made in the sight of God.
  19. (Vows) Solemn public promises made by members of congregations to God. Most frequently the vows are to poverty, chastity and obedience, but some congregations take additional vows. Benedictines make monastic professions of obedience, stability and fidelity to the monastic way of life.
  20. (Vows) Voluntary promises which, when once made, were to be kept if the thing vowed was right. They were made under a great variety of circumstances (Gen 28:18; Lev 7:16; Num 30:2; Deu 23:18; Jdg 11:30, Jdg 11:39; Sa1 1:11; Jon 1:16; Act 18:18; Act 21:23).
  21. (Vows) pledges that are exchanged by the couple that make the marriage binding.
  22. (Vows) the formal pledges which are made by the couple in the wedding ceremony, witnessed by the congregation. Also described as the giving and receiving of consent.
  23. (vows) (samaya): In general it refers to a promise or commitment to do or not do something. In vajrayana Buddhism, this refers to the sacred link between the Master and the disciple and also the sacred links between fellow disciples of the same Master. ...
  24. Vows are the covenants of heart and conscience which serve as the main force of heart and character in faithfully observing the obligations verbally expressed before the altar.
  25. To dream that you are making or listening to vows, foretells complaint will be made against you of unfaithfulness in business, or some love contract. To take the vows of a church, denotes you will bear yourself with unswerving integrity through some difficulty. ...