verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of vow
Related formsvow·er, nounvow·less, adjectiveun·vowed, adjective
Examples from the Web for vow
Kenyatta made a Bush-like vow to continue the war on Al-Shabab, saying, “We will not flinch.”
He made the vow on June 30, and I remember thinking at the time how strange it seemed.
Hamas spokesmen stand by the hospital gates and denounce the attack on Al Shejaiya as a massacre and vow to fight on.Palestinians Fleeing Israeli Bombardment in Gaza Have ‘Nowhere Left to Run’|Jesse Rosenfeld|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Everything he stands for at the moment, and his soaring popularity in Russia, hinges on his vow to protect Russian speakers.
They vow to meet after the war--home by Christmas--for a reunion at their Berlin bar.‘Generation War’ Lets World War II Germans Off Too Easily|Jack Schwartz|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some time in the years to come a Man would claim her, and against that time he taught her the vow that Ruth made to Naomi.Comrade Yetta|Albert Edwards
But we took the one the Imp had caught back to the pond, and, as we put it in, made a vow not to keep newts again.Pond and Stream|Arthur Ransome
They will become tense as the father is telling her of his vow.The Reconstructed School|Francis B. Pearson
He could think of nothing save the vow he had made to his wife before he left her.Legends & Romances of Brittany|Lewis Spence
They came under a vow of obedience unto Him; He came under a vow of obedience unto death, even the death of the Cross.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of Matthew|John Monro Gibson