Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun vow

1 sense of vow

Sense 1
vow -- (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")
       => assurance, pledge -- (a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something; "an assurance of help when needed"; "signed a pledge never to reveal the secret")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb vow

2 senses of vow

Sense 1
vow -- (make a vow; promise; "He vowed never to drink alcohol again")
       => pledge, plight -- (promise solemnly and formally; "I pledge that I will honor my wife")

Sense 2
vow, consecrate -- (dedicate to a deity by a vow)
       => give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote -- (give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church")

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