Meaning of perjure

per•jure

Pronunciation: (pûr'jur), [key]
— -jured, -jur•ing.
  1. to render (oneself&hasp;) guilty of swearing falsely or of willfully making a false statement under oath or solemn affirmation: The witness perjured herself when she denied knowing the defendant.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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