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assert

synonym (synonym of assert)

  • (verb.communication)
    state categorically (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    assert to be true (verb.cognition)
     

hypernym (assert IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • assert to be true (verb.cognition)
    take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom (verb.cognition)
     
  • insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized (verb.social)
    behave in a certain manner (verb.social)
     
  • state categorically (verb.communication)
    be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge (verb.communication)
     
  • to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true (verb.communication)
    state emphatically and authoritatively (verb.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF assert relation)

  • state categorically (verb.communication)
    report or maintain (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of (verb.communication)
     
  • to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true (verb.communication)
    assert or affirm (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    lay claim to; as of an idea (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    state firmly (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    affirm or avow formally or solemnly (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    inform positively and with certainty and confidence (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from assert)

  • assert to be true (verb.cognition)
    the act of affirming or asserting or stating something (noun.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being affirmed or asserted (adj.all)
     
  • insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized (verb.social)
    aggressively self-assured (adj.all)
     
  • to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true (verb.communication)
    a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who claims to speak the truth (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who takes a solemn oath (noun.person)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation asseverate maintain affirm put forward insist posit postulate declare insist take a firm stand acquit hold claim attest declare protest affirmation assertion affirmable assertable oath swearing

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