affirmation under oath

affirmation under oath
I noun affidavit, attestation, authentication, avouchment, certification, declaration, deposition, sworn evidence, verification associated concepts: perjury, sworn affidavit II index affidavit

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  • allege under oath — I verb adjure, assert as true, attest, authenticate, avouch, avow, bear witness, certify, confirm, declare, declare true, depose, give evidence, guarantee, maintain under oath, make solemn affirmation, state, swear, take an oath, vouch, vow II… …   Law dictionary

  • oath — n 1: a solemn attestation of the truth of one s words or the sincerity of one s intentions; specif: one accompanied by calling upon a deity as a witness 2: a promise (as to perform official duties faithfully) corroborated by an oath compare… …   Law dictionary

  • Affirmation — • A solemn declaration accepted in legal procedure in lieu of the requisite oath Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Affirmation     Affirmation      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • affirmation — [af΄ər mā′shən] n. [L affirmatio] 1. the act of affirming 2. something affirmed; positive declaration; assertion 3. Law a solemn declaration, but not under oath: permitted to one who has conscientious objections to taking oaths …   English World dictionary

  • Oath of office — Lyndon B. Johnson taking the presidential oath of office in 1963, after the assassination of John F. Kennedy An oath of office is an oath or affirmation a person takes before undertaking the duties of an office, usually a position in government… …   Wikipedia

  • Oath of Allegiance (United Kingdom) — King John signing the Magna Carta at Runnymede …   Wikipedia

  • Oath — This article is about promise or a statement of fact. For the village in Somerset, England, see Oath, Somerset. For acronyms, see OATH. Tennis Court Oath by Jacques Louis David …   Wikipedia

  • Affirmation in law — For other uses, see Affirmation (disambiguation). In law, an affirmation is a solemn declaration allowed to those who conscientiously object to taking an oath. An affirmation has exactly the same legal effect as an oath, but is usually taken to… …   Wikipedia

  • oath — /ohth/, n., pl. oaths /ohdhz, ohths/. 1. a solemn appeal to a deity, or to some revered person or thing, to witness one s determination to speak the truth, to keep a promise, etc.: to testify upon oath. 2. a statement or promise strengthened by… …   Universalium

  • affirmation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Positive assertion Nouns 1. (positive statement) affirmation, statement, allegation, assertion, predication, declaration, profession, proclamation, manifesto, averment. Informal, say so. See information …   English dictionary for students

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