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Definition 1: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true - [verb of communication]

Samples where aver or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Before God I swear I am innocent

Synonyms for aver in the sense of this definition

(aver is a kind of ...) state emphatically and authoritatively

"He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

(... is a kind of aver ) assert or affirm

"Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good"

(... is a kind of aver ) lay claim to; as of an idea

"She took credit for the whole idea"

(... is a kind of aver ) authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity

"I attest this signature"

(... is a kind of aver ) state firmly

"He declared that he was innocent"

(... is a kind of aver ) affirm or avow formally or solemnly

"The suspect protested his innocence"

(... is a kind of aver ) inform positively and with certainty and confidence

"I tell you that man is a crook!"

Definition 2: report or maintain - [verb of communication]

Samples where aver or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He alleged that he was the victim of a crime
  • He said it was too late to intervene in the war
  • The registrar says that I owe the school money

Synonyms for aver in the sense of this definition

(aver is a kind of ...) state categorically

(... is a kind of aver ) make an allegation in an action or other legal proceeding, especially answer the previous pleading of the other party by denying facts therein stated or by alleging new facts

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