An open declaration honest acknowledgment as an avowal of these maxims
- a statement asserting the existence or perhaps the truth of anything
- an open statement; honest acknowledgment; as, an avowal of these types of axioms.
1727, from avow + -al (2).
(letter.) An open statement; frank acknowledgment; as, an avowal of such concepts.
That the Armenians appropriated from the Syrians this, as well as the stories of Bartholomew and Thaddeus (the Syriac Addai), was merely an avowal on their part that Edessa was the centre from which the faith radiated over their land.