Definitions for declarationˌdɛk ləˈreɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dec•la•ra•tionˌdɛk ləˈreɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of declaring; announcement.

  2. a formal statement; proclamation.

  3. something that is announced or proclaimed.

  4. a document containing an announcement or proclamation.

  5. Law. a formal statement of the plaintiff's claim in an action. an unsworn statement that may be admissible as evidence.

    Category: Law

  6. a bid in bridge, esp. the successful bid.

    Category: Games

  7. a statement of goods, income, etc., subject to a duty or tax.

Origin of declaration:

1300–50; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. declaration(noun)

    a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)

  2. declaration(noun)

    (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction

    "his declaration of innocence"

  3. declaration(noun)

    a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties

  4. contract, declaration(noun)

    (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make

  5. announcement, proclamation, annunciation, declaration(noun)

    a formal public statement

    "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence"

  6. resolution, declaration, resolve(noun)

    a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. declaration(noun)ˌdɛk ləˈreɪ ʃən

    an official or important statement of plans or ideas

    the declaration of war; the U.S. Declaration of Independence

Wiktionary

  1. declaration(Noun)

    A written or oral indication of a fact, opinion, or belief.

  2. declaration(Noun)

    A list of items for various legal purposes, e.g. customs declaration.

  3. declaration(Noun)

    The act or process of declaring.

  4. declaration(Noun)

    The act, by the captain of a batting side, of declaring an innings closed.

  5. declaration(Noun)

    In common law, the formal document specifying plaintiffu2019s cause of action, including the facts necessary to sustain a proper cause of action, and to advise the defendant of the grounds upon which he is being sued.

  6. declaration(Noun)

    The specification of a variables type

  7. Origin: declaracion, from déclaration, from declarationem, corresponding to

Webster Dictionary

  1. Declaration(noun)

    the act of declaring, or publicly announcing; explicit asserting; undisguised token of a ground or side taken on any subject; proclamation; exposition; as, the declaration of an opinion; a declaration of war, etc

  2. Declaration(noun)

    that which is declared or proclaimed; announcement; distinct statement; formal expression; avowal

  3. Declaration(noun)

    the document or instrument containing such statement or proclamation; as, the Declaration of Independence (now preserved in Washington)

  4. Declaration(noun)

    that part of the process in which the plaintiff sets forth in order and at large his cause of complaint; the narration of the plaintiff's case containing the count, or counts. See Count, n., 3

Freebase

  1. Declaration

    Declaration is the tenth studio album from Christian singer Steven Curtis Chapman. It was released on September 25, 2001 by Sparrow Records and it has been certified Gold. The national concert tour that followed featured Nichole Nordeman as the opening act and traveled to over 70 cities in 2002. The tour featured a re-telling of the story of five missionaries who were killed by the Huaorani people in 1956 while working in Ecuador. Each night after the story, Steven introduced Steve Saint and Mincaye as his guests on-stage. On Declaration, Mincaye can be heard chanting in his native language at the end of "No Greater Love".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'declaration' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4366

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'declaration' in Nouns Frequency: #1663


Translations for declaration

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

declaration(noun)

a formal announcement

a declaration of marriage/war.

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