What does declaration mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word declaration.

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

Wiktionary

  1. declaration(Noun)

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

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

  2. declaration(Noun)

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

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

  3. declaration(Noun)

    The act or process of declaring.

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

  4. declaration(Noun)

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

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

  5. declaration(Noun)

    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. declaration(Noun)

    The specification of a variables type

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Declaration(noun)

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

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

  3. Declaration(noun)

    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. 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

    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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How to say declaration in sign language?

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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. The WJRO Taylor:

    Heirless property is the category of property least likely to have been addressed by countries, this is important because the widespread murder of Jews meant that in many countries most property became heirless – and the Terezin Declaration provides that heirless property should be used to help Holocaust survivors instead of remaining in the possession of the state.

  2. Stephen Breyer:

    The bail questions before us are technical but at heart they are simple, we need only recall the words of the Declaration of Independence, in particular its insistence that all men and women have ‘certain unalienable rights,’ and that among them is the right to liberty.

  3. Afshan Khan:

    We are facing the potential of a huge humanitarian catastrophe ... The levels of malnutrition that are being reported for children are extremely critical, a nutritional survey will be done at the end of October. How close are we to a famine declaration? We see some zones that are worse than others.

  4. Rick Snyder:

    I appreciate the dedication of our state and local emergency response teams and volunteers who have been working diligently to protect the public health and safety of our residents affected by this severe flooding, this declaration will ensure additional state resources are available so that damages can be repaired as quickly as possible.

  5. Mark Woolhouse:

    If acted upon, this declaration will save lives.

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