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 assert assert

verb

  • ( ) state categorically  ( assert, asseverate, maintain )
    state categorically
  • ( ) to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true  ( affirm, assert, aver, avow, swan, swear, verify )
    to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
     Before God I swear I am innocent
    Before God I swear I am innocent
  • ( ) insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized  ( assert, put forward )
    insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
     Women should assert themselves more!
    Women should assert themselves more!
  • ( ) postulate positively and assertively  ( assert, insist )
    postulate positively and assertively
     The letter asserts a free society
    The letter asserts a free society


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