What does declaration mean?

Definitions for declaration
ˌdɛk ləˈreɪ ʃəndec·la·ra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. declarationnoun

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

  2. declarationnoun

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

    "his declaration of innocence"

  3. declarationnoun

    a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties

  4. contract, declarationnoun

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

  5. announcement, proclamation, annunciation, declarationnoun

    a formal public statement

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

  6. resolution, declaration, resolvenoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. declarationnoun

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

    Etymology: declaracion, from déclaration, from declarationem, corresponding to

  2. declarationnoun

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

    Etymology: declaracion, from déclaration, from declarationem, corresponding to

  3. declarationnoun

    The act or process of declaring.

    Etymology: declaracion, from déclaration, from declarationem, corresponding to

  4. declarationnoun

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

    Etymology: declaracion, from déclaration, from declarationem, corresponding to

  5. declarationnoun

    In common law, the formal document specifying plaintiff's 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.

    Etymology: declaracion, from déclaration, from declarationem, corresponding to

  6. declarationnoun

    The specification of a variables type

    Etymology: declaracion, from déclaration, from declarationem, corresponding to

Webster Dictionary

  1. Declarationnoun

    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

    Etymology: [F. dclaration, fr. L. declaratio, fr. declarare. See Declare.]

  2. Declarationnoun

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

    Etymology: [F. dclaration, fr. L. declaratio, fr. declarare. See Declare.]

  3. Declarationnoun

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

    Etymology: [F. dclaration, fr. L. declaratio, fr. declarare. See Declare.]

  4. Declarationnoun

    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

    Etymology: [F. dclaration, fr. L. declaratio, fr. declarare. See Declare.]

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".

Editors Contribution

  1. declaration

    A written expression of choice, fact, opinion or belief.

    The universal declaration of human rights is vital for humanity.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 22, 2020  
  2. declaration

    The act and process of to declare.

    The tax return had a declaration as a facet of the process that you had to type your name to say you have submitted truthful and honest information.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 3, 2020  

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of declaration in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of declaration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of declaration in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Miller:

    We're constantly told by political left that illegal aliens are essential to the function of our society, but according to the administration's position, they aren’t willing to cooperate with investigations of serious crimes unless granted amnesty, that’s a remarkable declaration from the Biden administration.

  2. Erin Beth Harrist:

    We're really just asking for a declaration that the exclusion of farmworker from the definition of employee is unconstitutional.

  3. County Commission Chairman John Koenig:

    October 1 refers to Las Vegas, the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. On Wednesday, county officials said they believe 1,000 to 3,000 people could potentially show up in the town of Amargosa Valley, which has a population of nearly 1,000 people. County Commission Chairman John Koenig laid out what could happen if a crowd that large ends up appearing inAmargosa. Nye County Commissioner Leo Blundo says if even 3,000 people show up to' Storm Area 51,' Nye County will put an enormous strain on the small town in Nevada. Be prepared not to have cell service, not to have Internet. There will probably be no water available, there will probably be no ice available because everything is going to sell out. There will probably be no gas left in the gas station, no food, nowhere to go potty, if youre coming, be prepared because its probably not going to be nice. STORM AREA 51 CRAZE CONTINUES AS 2M PEOPLE PLEDGE TO RAID SECRET GOVT MILITARY BASE He advised anyone planning to visit the area during the events should be prepared with food, water, and other essential items since those supplies will probably sell out very quickly. Authorities are also concerned about a massive influx of traffic that could lead to gridlock, stymying first responders and law enforcement if they are needed. County officials stressed they are worried that sources could get tied up with masses of people arriving on the lone highway in the area. Nye County commissioner Leo Blundo urged residents they should prepare by stocking up on food, water, gasoline, and prescription medication ahead of the weekend. Signs warn about trespassing at an entrance to the Nevada Test and Training Range near Area 51 outside of Rachel, Nev. ( AP Photo/John Locher, File) Cell phone service may also be impacted if thousands show up. Amargosa Town Board member Trevor Dolby told commissioners that cell phone towers in Amargosa Valley were not designed to support the thousands of people, according to FOX5. Whats scary is our 9-1-1 paging service goes through cell phones, Dolby said. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP Earlier this month, neighboring Lincoln County drafted an emergency declaration but gave conditional approval for events in tiny towns near the once top-secret U.S. Air Force test area. that has long been a focus of UFO conspiracy theories. Alien-themed graffiti adorns a rock along the Extraterrestrial Highway, near Rachel, Nev. ( AP Photo/John Locher) TheLittle ALeInn in Rachelisscheduling an eventcalledAlienstockon Sept. 20-22, while The Alien Research Center souvenir shop in Hiko has planned a Sept. 20-21 expo. Those events in Hiko and Rachel would be about 100 miles from Amargosa Valley. Rachelswebsite says the nearest gas stations are located 50 miles south in Ash Springs and 110 miles north in Tonopah. Officials in two rural Nevada counties have signed a state of emergency declaration ahead of the' Storm Area 51' event ; William La Jeunesse reports.

  4. Clarence Manion:

    The Declaration of Independence is the all-time masterpiece of ideological simplification. There in a single sentence of self-evident truth, the founding Fathers put into clear, easily understandable focus, the broad basis of man's relationship to God, to government, and to his fellow man.

  5. Republican Ben Carson:

    President Obama's declaration tonight that his policies are working was strange, strange that it took four days from the attack to respond and even more strange that somehow the attack on our soil is proof his policies are working. One must wonder who has contained who.

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