Definitions for Assertionəˈsɜr ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

as•ser•tionəˈsɜr ʃən(n.)

  1. a positive statement or declaration, often without support or reason; allegation.

  2. an act of asserting.

Origin of assertion:

1375–1425; late ME < L

as•ser′tion•al(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. assertion, averment, asseveration(noun)

    a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)

  2. affirmation, assertion, statement(noun)

    the act of affirming or asserting or stating something

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. assertion(noun)əˈsɜr ʃən

    a statement of truth

    his assertion that it would not happen again

Wiktionary

  1. assertion(Noun)

    The act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.

  2. assertion(Noun)

    Maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives.

  3. assertion(Noun)

    A statement in a program asserting a condition expected to be true at a particular point, used in debugging.

  4. Origin: assertion, from assertio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assertion(noun)

    the act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced

  2. Assertion(noun)

    maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives

Freebase

  1. Assertion

    In computer programming, an assertion is a predicate placed in a program to indicate that the developer thinks that the predicate is always true at that place.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Assertion' in Nouns Frequency: #2820


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