Synonyms of 'declare'
to state firmly and forcefullyHe declared his intention to become the best golfer in the world.
Clearly state your address and telephone number.
He claimed that it was a conspiracy against him.
The couple were planning to announce their engagement.
Scientists have voiced concern that the disease could be passed to humans.
He expressed grave concern at their attitude.
Prosecutors maintain that no deal was made.
I can confirm that the area is now in rebel hands.
We assert that the bill violates the First Amendment.
He continues to proclaim his innocence.
A specialist has pronounced him fully fit.
They took time to pronounce their verdict.
utter, , ,
They departed without uttering a word.
He professed that he was content with the arrangements.
a public statement avowing neutrality
Her friends aver that men find her fascinating.
to state firmly and forcefullyThey declare that there is no lawful impediment to the marriage.
testify, , ,
Several eye witnesses testified that they had seen the fight.
I swear I've told you all I know.
`The place is a dump,' she affirmed.
They have certified the document as genuine.
Records attest to his long history of violence.
bear witness, ,
His mother bore witness in court that he had been at home that night.
to announce publicly or officiallyAnyone carrying money into or out of the country must declare it.
The facts tell a very different story.
She has refused to reveal her daughter's whereabouts.
She had enough time to show her gratitude.
I must confess I'm not a great sports enthusiast.
The result will be communicated to parents.
Neither side would disclose details of the transaction.
I tried to convey the wonder of the experience to my husband.
He's only convincing when that inner fury manifests itself.
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in the sense of affirm
to declare to be true`The place is a dump,' she affirmed.
in the sense of announce
to proclaimThe couple were planning to announce their engagement.
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