Voux

Voux (French) / Vows (English).

– A vow is a solemn or earnest pledge or promise binding the person making it to perform a specified act or behave in a certain way.

– A vow is a solemn promise made to a deity or saint, by which the promiser pledges himself to some future act, course of action, or way of life.

– Take vows, to enter a religious order and commit oneself to its rule of life by the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, which may be taken for a limited period as simple vows or as a perpetual and still more solemn commitment as solemn vows.