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Definition 1: a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written) - [noun denoting communication]

(declaration is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

(... is a kind of declaration ) declaring or rendering bastard

"the annulment of their marriage resulted in the bastardization of their children"

(... is a kind of declaration ) a public declaration of your faith

(... is a kind of declaration ) a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)

(... is a kind of declaration ) an authoritative declaration

(... is a kind of declaration ) a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)

(... is a kind of declaration ) a strong declaration of protest

(... is a kind of declaration ) (logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something that can be assumed as the basis for argument

(... is a kind of declaration ) declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another

"his threat to kill me was quite explicit"

Definition 2: a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for declaration in the sense of this definition

(declaration is a kind of ...) writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)

(... is a kind of declaration ) a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)

(... is an instance of declaration) the document recording the proclamation of the second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the Colonies from Great Britain

Definition 3: (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • his declaration of innocence

(declaration is a kind of ...) a solemn statement made under oath

(declaration belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 4: a formal public statement - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war
  • a declaration of independence

Synonyms for declaration in the sense of this definition

(declaration is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

(... is a kind of declaration ) a formal or authoritative proclamation

(... is a kind of declaration ) the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect

Definition 5: (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for declaration in the sense of this definition

(declaration is a kind of ...) (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make

(... is part of declaration) any of various card games based on whist for four players

(declaration belongs to category ...) a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law

Definition 6: a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties - [noun denoting communication]

(declaration is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

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