HyperDic: declaration

English > 6 senses of the word declaration:
NOUNcommunicationdeclarationa statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
communicationdeclaration(law) unsworn statement / statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction
communicationdeclarationa statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties
communicationdeclaration, contract(contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
communicationdeclaration, announcement, proclamation, annunciationa formal public statement
communicationdeclaration, resolution, resolvea formal expression by a meeting
declaration > pronunciation
Soundsdeh.klerey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > declaration: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written).
Narrowerassertion, averment, asseverationA declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
bastardizationdeclaring or rendering bastard
confessionA public declaration of your faith
manifesto, pronunciamentoA public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)
postulation, predication(logic) a declaration of something self-evident
pronouncement, dictum, say-soAn authoritative declaration
protestationA strong declaration of protest
threatdeclaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishafirmación, declaración, manifestación
Catalanafirmació, declaració, manifestació
Verbsdeclarestate emphatically and authoritatively
English > declaration: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(law) unsworn statement / statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction.
Example"his declaration of innocence"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
BroadertestimonyA solemn statement / statement made under oath
Spanishdeclaración
Catalandeclaració
English > declaration: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties.
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Verbsdeclaremake a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official
English > declaration: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaning(contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make.
Synonymcontract
CategorycontractA binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
Part ofbridgeAny of various card games based on whist for four players
Broaderbid, bidding(bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
Verbsdeclaredesignate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand
English > declaration: 6 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA formal public statement.
Example "a declaration of independence"
Synonymsannouncement, proclamation, annunciation
NarroweredictA formal or authoritative proclamation
promulgationThe official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishanuncio, pregón, proclamación, proclama, promulgación
Catalananunci, crida, pregó, proclamació, promulgació
Verbsdeclareannounce publicly or officially
English > declaration: 6 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningA formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote.
Synonymsresolution, resolve
InstancesDeclaration of IndependenceThe document recording the proclamation of the second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the Colonies from Great Britain
Narrowerjoint resolutionA resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)
Broaderdocument, written document, paperswriting that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
Spanishdeclaración, resolución
Catalanresolució

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