And, of course, to keep my vows of fidelity to my third wife.
My husband had broken his vows; the system simply assumed I wanted off the hook, too.
It's celebrated throughout the New York Times: the style section, the vows section, the real estate section.
After Barney vows to always be honest with her, Robin goes ahead with the marriage.
They made no vows to give away any private parts of themselves in front of their nearby parents or the millions of viewers.
Pride and self-will were at work; their vows and promises were false.
This was in fulfilment of vows they had made at the shrine of Antipolo.
Why do ye murmur that we do not break our vows and surrender the city to the Spaniards?
Such were the vows and resolutions of the father of journalists.
What if vows and protestations, plans and confidences were still all to come, what if the very first kiss was still to come?
c.1300, from Anglo-French and Old French vou, from Latin votum "a vow, wish, promise, dedication," noun use of neuter of votus, past participle of vovere "to promise solemnly, pledge, dedicate, vow," from PIE root *ewegwh- "to speak solemnly, vow" (cf. Sanskrit vaghat- "one who offers a sacrifice;" Greek eukhe "vow, wish," eukhomai "I pray").
c.1300, from Old French vouer, from vou (see vow (n.)). Related: Vowed; vowing.
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: 18-22; Lev. 7:16; Num. 30:2-13; Deut. 23:18; Judg. 11:30, 39; 1 Sam. 1:11; Jonah 1:16; Acts 18:18; 21:23).