AskDefine | Define asseverate

Dictionary Definition

asseverate v : state categorically [syn: assert, maintain]

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  1. To declare earnestly, seriously, or positively; to affirm.


declare earnestly

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Extensive Definition

Affirmation is a declaration that something is true. It also has various meanings within the domains of personal development, psychology, healthcare and prayer. The word can refer to several things:

See also

asseverate in Polish: Afirmacja

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

acknowledge, affirm, allege, announce, annunciate, argue, assert, assever, attest, aver, avouch, avow, bear witness, certify, confess, contend, declare, depone, depose, disclose, enunciate, express, express the belief, give evidence, have, hold, insist, issue a manifesto, lay down, maintain, manifesto, nuncupate, predicate, proclaim, profess, pronounce, protest, put, put it, quote, recite, relate, say, set down, speak, speak out, speak up, stand for, stand on, state, submit, swear, testify, vouch, vow, warrant, witness
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