meaning of ASSERT

ASSERT meaning in General Dictionary

To affirm to declare with guarantee or plainly and strongly to convey positively to aver to asseverate

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  • state categorically
  • insist on having your viewpoints and legal rights respected
  • to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as real
  • postulate positively and assertively
  • To affirm; to declare with assurance, or plainly and highly; to mention favorably; to aver; to asseverate.
  • To maintain; to defend.
  • To maintain or guard, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures; to vindicate a claim or title to; as, to say our liberties and liberties.

ASSERT meaning in Law Dictionary

This means to declare, preserve and charge to be real.


ASSERT meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1600, "declare," from Latin assertus, previous participle of asserere "claim, maintain, affirm" (see assertion). Related: Asserted; asserting. To say oneself "stand-up for your liberties" is taped from 1879.


ASSERT meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To affirm; to declare with assurance, or clearly and highly; to state favorably; to aver; to asseverate.

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  • (v. t.) To steadfastly keep up; to defend.
  • (v. t.) To keep or guard, as a cause or a claim, by terms or measures; to vindicate a claim or name to; because, to say our rights and liberties.

Sentence Examples with the word ASSERT

There is little doubt that Sulla also was implicated; Sallust does not mention it, but other authorities definitely assert his guilt.

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