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What does "Avow" mean?


(n.) A vow or determination (n.) Avowal (n.) To bind, or to devote, by a vow (v. t.) To acknowledge and justify, as an act done. See Avowry (v. t.) To declare openly, as something believed to be right; to own or acknowledge frankly; as, a man avows his principles or his crimes

Synonyms affirm, assert, aver, swear, swan, avouch

Word Family avowed, avowedly, avowing, avows