perjure oneself
index bear false witness, fabricate (make up), frame (charge falsely), lie (falsify), misrepresent

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  • perjure oneself — LIE UNDER OATH, lie, commit perjury, give false evidence/testimony; formal forswear oneself, be forsworn. → perjure …   Useful english dictionary

  • perjure oneself — Law commit perjury. → perjure …   English new terms dictionary

  • perjure oneself — he made the regrettable mistake of perjuring himself Syn: lie under oath, lie, commit perjury, give false evidence/testimony; formal forswear oneself, be forsworn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • perjure — oneself …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • perjure — ► VERB (perjure oneself) Law ▪ commit perjury. DERIVATIVES perjurer noun. ORIGIN Latin perjurare swear falsely …   English terms dictionary

  • perjure — verb (perjure oneself) Law commit perjury. ↘[as adjective perjured] (of evidence) involving wilfully told untruths. Derivatives perjurer noun Origin ME (as perjured in the sense guilty of perjury ): from OFr. parjurer, from L. perjurare swear… …   English new terms dictionary

  • perjure — perjure, forswear are comparable when they mean to violate one s oath or, when used reflexively, to make a false swearer of oneself. In general use perjure is often employed less precisely than in law, where it is a technical term meaning to make …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • perjure — per·jure / pər jər/ vt per·jured, per·jur·ing: to make a perjurer of (oneself) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. perjure …   Law dictionary

  • perjure — [pʉr′jər] vt. perjured, perjuring [ME parjuren < OFr parjurer < L perjurare < per, through + jurare, to swear: see JURY1] to make (oneself) guilty of perjury perjurer n …   English World dictionary

  • perjure — /ˈpɜdʒə / (say perjuh) verb (t) (perjured, perjuring) to render (oneself) guilty of swearing falsely, or of wilfully making a false statement under oath or solemn affirmation: *A bushman has always a mate to comfort him and argue with him … to… …   Australian English dictionary

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