The Collaborative International Dictionary
Vow \Vow\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Vowing.] [OE. vouen, OF. vouer, voer, F. vouer, LL. votare. See Vow, n.]
To give, consecrate, or dedicate to God, or to some deity, by a solemn promise; to devote; to promise solemnly. ``When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it.''
--Eccl. v. 4.
[Men] that vow a long and weary pilgrimage.
To assert solemnly; to asseverate.
Undertaken in accordance with a vow; solemnly promised. v
(past participle of vow English)