I noun acknowledgment, adjuration, affirmance, affirmation, assertion, attestation, averment, avouchment, avowal, certification, confirmation, declaration, emphatic assertion, legal pledge, oath, positive declaration, positive statement, profession, pronouncement, solemn averment, solemn avowal, solemn declaration, sworn statement, vow II index acknowledgment (avowal), affirmance (legal affirmation), affirmation, assertion, attestation, averment, avouchment, avowal, claim (assertion), expression (comment), jurat, oath, promise, pronouncement, representation (statement), statement, surety (certainty), testimony, vow

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  • Asseveration — As*sev er*a tion, n. [L. asseveratio.] The act of asseverating, or that which is asseverated; positive affirmation or assertion; solemn declaration. [1913 Webster] Another abuse of the tongue I might add, vehement asseverations upon slight and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asseveration — Asseveration, die Betheuerung; asseveriren, betheuern …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • asseveration — 1550s, from L. asseverationem (nom. asseveratio) vehement assertion, protestation, noun of action from pp. stem of asseverare (see ASSEVERATE (Cf. asseverate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • asseveration — ► NOUN formal ▪ a solemn or emphatic declaration or statement. DERIVATIVES asseverate verb. ORIGIN Latin, from asseverare, from severus serious …   English terms dictionary

  • asseveration — asseverative /euh sev euh ray tiv, euhr euh tiv/, asseveratory /euh sev euhr euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, asseveratively, adv. /euh sev euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of asseverating. 2. an emphatic assertion. [1550 60; < L asseveration (s. of… …   Universalium

  • asseveration — noun see asseverate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • asseveration — noun /əˌsɛv.əˈɹeɪ.ʃən,æsˌɛv.əˈɹeɪ.ʃən/ An earnest affirmation or declaration of support. Syn: averment, avowal See Also: assever, asseverate …   Wiktionary

  • asseveration — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of asserting positively: affirmation, allegation, assertion, averment, claim, declaration, statement. See AFFIRM …   English dictionary for students

  • Asseveration — As|se|ve|ra|ti|on [...v...] die; , en <aus gleichbed. lat. asseveratio zu asseverare, vgl. ↑asseverieren> (veraltet) Beteuerung …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • asseveration — see SEVERE …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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