Synonyms for inform
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
To state (Latin sto, stand) is to set forth explicitly, formally, or particularly in speech or writing. Assert (Latin ad, to, and sero, bind) is strongly personal, signifying to state boldly and positively what the one making the statement has not attempted and may not attempt to prove. Affirm has less of egotism than assert (as seen in the word self-assertion), coming nearer to aver. It has more solemnity than declare, and more composure and dignity than asseverate, which is to assert excitedly. In legal usage, affirm has a general agreement with depose and testify; it differs from swear in not invoking the name of God. To assure is to state with such authority and confidence as the speaker feels ought to make the hearer sure. Certify is more formal, and applies rather to written documents or legal processes. Assure, certify, inform, apply to the person; affirm, etc., to the thing. Assert is combative; assure is conciliatory. I assert my right to cross the river; I assure my friend it is perfectly safe. To aver is to state positively what is within one's own knowledge or matter of deep conviction. One may assert himself, or assert his right to what he is willing to contend for; or he may assert in discussion what he is ready to maintain by argument or evidence. To assert without proof is always to lay oneself open to the suspicion of having no proof to offer, and seems to arrogate too much to one's personal authority, and hence in such cases both the verb assert and its noun assertion have an unfavorable sense; we say a mere assertion, a bare assertion, his unsupported assertion; he asserted his innocence has less force than he affirmed or maintained his innocence. Affirm, state, and tell have not the controversial sense of assert, but are simply declarative. To vindicate is to defend successfully what is assailed. Almost every criminal will assert his innocence; the honest man will seldom lack means to vindicate his integrity.
affirm, allege, assert, asseverate, assure, aver, avouch, avow, certify, claim, declare, depose, express, maintain, predicate, pronounce, propound, protest, say, set forth, specify, state, swear, tell, testify
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
"I informed him of his rights"
give character or essence to
"The principles that inform modern teaching"
act as an informer
"She had informed on her own parents for years"
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During this effort, CDFW will gather information and learn from scientific analysis to help inform and refine our bear management in the Lake Tahoe Basin. CDFW is not going to euthanize any bears that are trapped during this effort.
Out of courtesy, I personally texted Taylor at 9:06 p.m, June 29 to inform her prior to the story breaking on the morning of June 30 so she could hear it directly from me.
A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.
This would inform assessment of the extent to which markets are reliant on investment funds offering redemptions at short notice.
Today I had the sad duty to inform around 8,600 people who may have been affected that it can not be ruled out they may have received a saline solution instead of their vaccination at their vaccination appointment. For peace of mind we would recommend people get an additional vaccination.
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- informieren, denunzierenGerman
- instruire, informer, dénoncerFrench
- tájékoztat, informál, közölHungarian
- 告げる, 教えるJapanese
- ئاگادان, تێگهیاندنKurdish
- whakamōhio, whakaatuMāori
- verklikken, inlichten, voorlichten, informerenDutch
- meddela, upplysa, informeraSwedish
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