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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

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

  3. Origin: [L. assertio, fr. asserere.]

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

Anagrams for Assertion »

  1. señoritas, senoritas

  2. airstones

  3. notarises

  4. rai stones

  5. reasonist

  6. Señoritas

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Assertion in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Assertion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matthew Bates:

    We disagree with your assertion that 'Kovalchuk has had a significant role in Energomash,'.

  2. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson:

    Chairman Chaffetz's assertion that this department has been 'uncooperative' is simply wrong.

  3. Sinclair Lewis:

    There are two insults no human will endure. The assertion that he has no sense of humor and the doubly impertinent assertion that he has never known trouble.

  4. Ayatullah Khamenei:

    The Islamic Republic is proud to be the target of the rage of the world's greatest Satan. in response to George W. Bush's assertion of Iran as part of an axis of evil

  5. Abraham Lincoln:

    I believe it is an established maxim in morals that he who makes an assertion without knowing whether it is true or false is guilty of falsehood, and the accidental truth of the assertion does not justify or excuse him.

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