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Synonyms for assert

Verb

1. assert, asseverate, maintain, insist, take a firm stand
usage: state categorically
2. affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear, declare
usage: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
3. assert, put forward, behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry
usage: insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized; "Women should assert themselves more!"
4. insist, assert, postulate, posit
usage: assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"
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