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
Examples of assertion in a Sentence
The assertion that the limousine was cleared to be on the road following the September inspection is categorically false, the vehicle was subject to inspections and the owner was warned not to operate the vehicle ; the vehicle was placed out of service.
There iszero, zero, zero, zeroevidence of any assertion being made, nobody has ever asserted that I did anything wrong except he [ President Trump ] and whats that fellows name -- Rudy Hootie.
Any assertion that Mr. Trump doesn't take his civic responsibilities seriously is absolutely false and only being used as an attempt to discredit his stellar reputation.
There is a false narrative about leveraged and inverse ETFs being spread by the prudential regulators, it is the unsubstantiated assertion that these products contribute to increased volatility in the financial markets because they must rebalance their portfolios in the same direction as the contemporaneous return on the underlying assets in order to maintain a constant leverage ratio.
For the truth of the conclusions of physical science, observation is the supreme Court of Appeal. It does not follow that every item which we confidently accept as physical knowledge has actually been certified by the Court; our confidence is that it would be certified by the Court if it were submitted. But it does follow that every item of physical knowledge is of a form which might be submitted to the Court. It must be such that we can specify (although it may be impracticable to carry out) an observational procedure which would decide whether it is true or not. Clearly a statement cannot be tested by observation unless it is an assertion about the results of observation. Every item of physical knowledge must therefore be an assertion of what has been or would be the result of carrying out a specified observational procedure.
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