Oath vs Slogan - What's the difference?

oath | slogan |


As nouns the difference between oath and slogan

is that oath is a solemn pledge or promise to a god, king, or another person, to attest to the truth of a statement or contract while slogan is slogan (phrase associated with a product, used in advertising).

As a verb oath

is (archaic) to pledge.

oath

English

(wikipedia oath)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A solemn pledge or promise to a god, king, or another person, to attest to the truth of a statement or contract
  • * 1924 , Aristotle, Metaphysics , Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: . Book 1, Part 3.
  • for they made Ocean and Tethys the parents of creation, and described the oath of the gods as being by water,
  • The affirmed statement or promise accepted as equivalent to an oath .
  • A light or insulting use of a solemn pledge or promise to a god, king or another person, to attest to the truth of a statement or contract the name of a deity in a profanity, as in swearing oaths .
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-14, author= Sam Leith
  • , volume=189, issue=1, page=37, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Where the profound meets the profane , passage=Swearing doesn't just mean what we now understand by "dirty words". It is entwined, in social and linguistic history, with the other sort of swearing: vows and oaths'. Consider for a moment the origins of almost any word we have for bad language – "profanity", "curses", "' oaths " and "swearing" itself.}}
  • A curse.
  • (legal) An affirmation of the truth of a statement.
  • Synonyms

  • pledge, vow, avowal
  • Derived terms

    * oathbound * oathbreaker * oathless * under oath

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (archaic) to pledge
  • shouting out (as in 'oathing obsenities')
  • Anagrams

    * (l)

    slogan

    English

    (wikipedia slogan)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A battle cry (original meaning).
  • A distinctive phrase of a person or group of people.
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  • (advertising) A phrase associated with a product, used in advertising.
  • Synonyms

    * advertising slogan * (British) strapline * tagline

    Descendants

    * Czech: (l) * French: * Italian: * Portuguese: * Russian: * Serbo-Croatian:

    Anagrams

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