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Synonyms for declare

Verb

1. declare, state, say, tell
usage: state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"
2. announce, declare, state, say, tell
usage: announce publicly or officially; "The President declared war"
3. declare, affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear
usage: state firmly; "He declared that he was innocent"
4. declare, adjudge, hold, evaluate, pass judgment, judge
usage: declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent"
5. declare, authorize, authorise, pass, clear
usage: authorize payments of; "declare dividends"
6. declare, play
usage: designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand
7. declare, state, say, tell
usage: make a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official; "Do you have anything to declare?"
8. declare, proclaim, exclaim, promulgate
usage: proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against; "His wife declared at once for moving to the West Coast"
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