assert, asseverate, maintainverb
affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swearverb
to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
"Before God I swear I am innocent"
assert, put forwardverb
insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
"Women should assert themselves more!"
assert to be true
"The letter asserts a free society"
an assert statement; a section of source code which tests whether an expected condition is true.
To declare with assurance or plainly and strongly; to state positively.
he would often assert his beliefs to us
To use or exercise and thereby prove the existence of.
To maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures; to vindicate a claim or title to; as, to assert our rights and liberties.
The quasi-judicial pre-grant process of asserting patent rights and appeals procedures during patent examination; 'to assert' patent rights means to defend or maintain patent rights.
to make true; to make equal to 1.
to affirm; to declare with assurance, or plainly and strongly; to state positively; to aver; to asseverate
to maintain; to defend
to maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures; to vindicate a claim or title to; as, to assert our rights and liberties
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
as-sėrt′, v.t. to vindicate or defend by arguments or measures (now used only of the cause as object or reflexive): to declare strongly: to lay claim to or insist upon anything: to affirm: (rare) to bear evidence of.—adj. Assert′able.—ns. Assert′er, Assert′or, a champion, one who makes a positive statement; Asser′tion, affirmation: the act of claiming one's rights: averment.—adj. Assert′ive, asserting or confirming confidently: positive: dogmatic.—adv. Assert′ively.—n. Assert′iveness.—adj. Assert′ory, affirmative.—To assert one's self, to defend one's rights or opinions, sometimes with unnecessary zeal, to thrust one's self forward. [L. asserĕre (superl. assertum), aliquem manu in libertatem, to lay hands on a slave in token of manumission, hence to protect, affirm, declare—ad, to, and serĕre, to join. Cf. Series.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'assert' in Verbs Frequency: #706
The numerical value of assert in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of assert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Japan relied on a strategy of quickly identifying clusters of new cases and then imposing containment measures to prevent a larger outbreak, with relatively low numbers of COVID cases in Japan, there has been less international focus on the governments response than on South Koreas energetic testing program. While Seouls actions have been described as the gold standard for the world, Japan adopted a less energetic, critics would assert lackadaisical, testing, and closure strategy.
The transition of power in Malaysia will be like water finding a new level, these things won't be resolved quickly, it will be a race against time as the two grand old men of Malaysian politics - Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim - struggle to assert themselves.
That's an angle we can assert in terms of jurisdiction.
The CGN decision demonstrates the European Commission's appetite to look at deals involving Chinese SOEs, this was the first time the European Commission had said yes, SASAC is effectively the parent company of a Chinese SOE in order to assert its jurisdiction to review the deal - previously the European Commission had left that question open.
The working-class is now issuing from its hiding-place to assert an Englishman's heaven-born privilege of doing as he likes, and is beginning to perplex us by marching where it likes, meeting where it likes, bawling what it likes, breaking what it likes.
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- отстоявам, защитавам, твърдяBulgarian
- zusichern, beteuern, versichernGerman
- ejercer, asegurar, aserción, habilitar, confirmar, encender, sostener, afirmar, reafirmarSpanish
- väittää, puolustaa, vakuuttaaFinnish
- հաստատել, փաստարկելArmenian
- verdedigen, behoudenDutch
- утверждать, утвердить, отстоять, отстаиватьRussian
- nárokovať si, zastávať, uplatniť, tvrdiťSlovak
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