Hindi translation of 'assert'
Word forms: asserts, asserting, asserted
2. transitive verb
1. transitive verb
If you assert a fact or belief, you state it firmly.[formal]बल देकर कहना
The company asserts that it will not be held responsible. He asserted his innocence.
SIMILAR WORDSdeclare, state
OPPOSITESdenyReporting beliefs and opinionsSome reporting verbs are fairly neutral and simply show that someone has said or written something.
Men were more likely to state the reason for wanting to work overseas as higher salary. Hughes points out that this is only a preliminary trial.Reporting verbs such as assert, declare, and contend show that someone is expressing a strongly held belief or position.
The American sugar industry has repeatedly asserted that quotas ensure a reliable supply of sugar. In a speech on 5 January 1950 Truman publicly declared that the United States would not intervene. Critics contend that the cameras will not reduce accidents.
assertionWord forms: assertions variable nounअभिकथन mn
Police accepted his assertion that the men had threatened him.contradict/refute/reject/challenge an assertion make/repeat an assertion a repeated/bold/confident assertion
SIMILAR WORDSstatement, argument
2. transitive verb
If you assert yourself or assert your authority, you speak and act in a firm, forceful way.दावे से कहनाअधिकारपूर्वक बनाए रखना
He's speaking up and asserting himself.
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Example Sentences Including 'assert'
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But in manifesto style, it is more about asserting a position and less about engaging with the other side's arguments.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
Others lack the language skills to understand and assert their rights.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The company asserted that its balance sheet was strong and that it would not have to hand back the franchise.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He was asserting his right to enter the Temple that was not.The Tribes Triumphant (2006)
But how do you make sure you don't tip into demanding too much or go too far the other way and get lazy about asserting your needs?The Sun (2015)
It is right to assert an idea of common citizenship and to be hopeful that the public might find it uplifting.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Much better to assert yourself by claiming a proper position in the road.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We are asserting a legal claim in the name of people who were individually and collectively unjustly deprived of their assets.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
England are also led by a manager who is still struggling to get his team to assert themselves confidently, as a record of damaging draws suggests.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He said: 'We have to be careful about asserting the supremacy our cultural standards.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The male bird holding a territory displays above it to assert his claim.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We are, of all countries on the planet, the most apologetic about asserting our common values.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
A paradox of much of the fashion business is that it asserts the right to set trends while refusing to take risks.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Iran has asserted the Persian claim.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The writer was asserting her land rights.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He frequently asserts that contrary claims are not supported by the extant sources.Christianity Today (2000)
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'assert' in Other Languages
British English: assert VERB
If someone asserts a fact or belief, they state it firmly.
Both men vigorously asserted their innocence.
Translation of assert from the Collins English to Hindi