A vow is a spiritual promise made between us and our universe, a pact between two people or between ourselves and god. Related DreamsVow A literal promise to be taken more seriously than when awakeVow 1. A solution to problems, often domestic. 2. Use caution in affairs to avoid carelessly breaking vows or promises. 3. Reverse: unswerving integrity and ﬁdelity (to break a vow).