Synonyms of declaration
1 announcementDictionary • The two countries will sign the declaration of peace tomorrow.
announcement • the announcement of their engagement
proclamation • A formal proclamation of independence was issued eight days ago.
decree • He issued a decree ordering all unofficial armed groups to disband.
notice • Unions are requested to give seven days' notice of industrial action.
manifesto • The Tories are drawing up their election manifesto.
notification • We require written notification from the person who signed the booking form.
edict • In 1741 Catherine the Great issued an edict of toleration for Buddhism.
pronouncement • the President's latest pronouncement about the protection of minorities
2 affirmationDictionary • declarations of undying love
affirmation • The ministers issued a robust affirmation of their faith in the system.
profession • a profession of faith
assertion • assertions that the recession is truly over
disclosure • unauthorised newspaper disclosures
manifestation • the manifestation of grief
acknowledgment • He appreciated her acknowledgement of his maturity.
protestation (formal) • his constant protestations of love and devotion
avowal • He made an avowal to set himself right once again.
3 statementDictionary • I signed a declaration allowing my doctor to disclose my medical details.
statement • He now disowns that statement, saying he was depressed when he made it.
testimony • His testimony was an important element of the case.
deposition • The material would be checked against depositions from other witnesses.
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• He appreciated her acknowledgement of his maturity.
affirmationIf you affirm that something is true or that something exists, you state firmly and publicly that it is true or exists. (noun)
• The ministers issued a robust affirmation of their faith in the system.
announcementThe announcement of something that has happened is the act of telling people about it.
• the announcement of their engagement
Thesaurus for declaration from the Collins English Thesaurus
an explicit or emphatic statement