English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'declare'

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

Additional synonyms

in the sense of affirm
Definition
to declare to be true
`The place is a dump,' she affirmed.
in the sense of announce
Definition
to proclaim
The couple were planning to announce their engagement.
Synonyms
make known,
tweet,
make public,
shout from the rooftops (informal),
give out
in the sense of assert
Definition
to state or declare
We assert that the bill violates the First Amendment.

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