assertion, averment, asseveration(noun)
a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
affirmation, assertion, statement(noun)
the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
The act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.
Maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives.
A statement in a program asserting a condition expected to be true at a particular point, used in debugging.
Origin: assertion, from assertio
the act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced
maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives
Origin: [L. assertio, fr. asserere.]
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Assertion' in Nouns Frequency: #2820
The numerical value of Assertion in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Assertion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We disagree with your assertion that 'Kovalchuk has had a significant role in Energomash,'.
Chairman Chaffetz's assertion that this department has been 'uncooperative' is simply wrong.
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.
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
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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