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

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

  • Before God I swear I am innocent

Synonyms for avow in the sense of this definition

(avow 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 avow ) assert or affirm

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

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

"She took credit for the whole idea"

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

"I attest this signature"

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

"He declared that he was innocent"

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

"The suspect protested his innocence"

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

"I tell you that man is a crook!"

Definition 2: admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for avow in the sense of this definition

(avow is a kind of ...) declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of

"He admitted his errors" "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"

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