Synonyms for assert
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To declare with assurance or plainly and strongly; to state positively.
he would often assert his beliefs to us
To use or exercise and thereby prove the existence of.
To maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures; to vindicate a claim or title to; as, to assert our rights and liberties.
The quasi-judicial pre-grant process of asserting patent rights and appeals procedures during patent examination; 'to assert' patent rights means to defend or maintain patent rights.
to make true; to make equal to 1.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To allege is formally to state as true or capable of proof, but without proving. To adduce, literally to lead to, is to bring the evidence up to what has been alleged. Adduce is a secondary word; nothing can be adduced in evidence till something has been stated or alleged, which the evidence is to sustain. An alleged fact stands open to question or doubt. To speak of an alleged document, an alleged will, an alleged crime, is either to question, or at least very carefully to refrain from admitting, that the document exists, that the will is genuine, or that the crime has been committed. Alleged is, however, respectful; to speak of the "so-called" will or deed, etc., would be to cast discredit upon the document, and imply that the speaker was ready to brand it as unquestionably spurious; alleged simply concedes nothing and leaves the question open. To produce is to bring forward, as, for instance, papers or persons. Adduce is not used of persons; of them we say introduce or produce. When an alleged criminal is brought to trial, the counsel on either side are accustomed to advance a theory, and adduce the strongest possible evidence in its support; they will produce documents and witnesses, cite precedents, assign reasons, introduce suggestions, offer pleas. The accused will usually assert his innocence. Compare STATE.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
assert, asseverate, maintainverb
affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swearverb
to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
"Before God I swear I am innocent"
vagabond, depose, put forward, ramble, support, range, trust, bank, stray, rove, roll, rely, say, cast, imprecate, avouch, insist, wander, control, corroborate, confirm, affirm, swan, curse, blaspheme, tramp, avow, allege, verify, asseverate, aver, maintain, drift, sustain, substantiate, depone, roam, swear, cuss
assert, put forwardverb
insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
"Women should assert themselves more!"
put up, aver, invoke, call down, affirm, insist, nominate, bring up, state, arouse, stir, submit, posit, avow, put forward, swan, conjure, asseverate, evoke, swear, maintain, call forth, raise, verify, conjure up
assert to be true
"The letter asserts a free society"
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How to use assert in a sentence?
There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself.
If the Lassen didn't do anything but transit, then this Freedom of Navigation Operation didn't actually assert what they had led us to believe it was supposed to: that Subi Reef doesn't get a territorial sea.
The working-class is now issuing from its hiding-place to assert an Englishman's heaven-born privilege of doing as he likes, and is beginning to perplex us by marching where it likes, meeting where it likes, bawling what it likes, breaking what it likes.
There is bipartisan support for providing Ukraine with fighter jets of neighboring countries that they would know how to fly and engage in, time is of the essence. The Ukrainians are getting bombarded and they do no have, at least as their country's leaders suggest and assert, the wherewithal to compete in the sky… I don't understand why we are not working expeditiously to facilitate planes to Ukraine.
Well, we don't have to. He's the President of the United States, we can assert the same privileges as other presidents have.
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- отстоявам, защитавам, твърдяBulgarian
- zusichern, beteuern, versichernGerman
- ejercer, asegurar, aserción, habilitar, confirmar, encender, sostener, afirmar, reafirmarSpanish
- väittää, puolustaa, vakuuttaaFinnish
- հաստատել, փաստարկելArmenian
- verdedigen, behoudenDutch
- утверждать, утвердить, отстоять, отстаиватьRussian
- nárokovať si, zastávať, uplatniť, tvrdiťSlovak
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