HyperDic: declare

English > 8 senses of the word declare:
VERBcommunicationdeclarestate emphatically and authoritatively
communicationdeclare, announceannounce publicly or officially
communicationdeclarestate firmly
communicationdeclare, adjudge, holddeclare to be
socialdeclareauthorize payments of
possessiondeclaredesignate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand
communicationdeclaremake a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official
communicationdeclareproclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against
declare > pronunciation
Soundsdihkleh'r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > declare: 8 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningstate emphatically and authoritatively.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"
Narroweraccount, answer forFurnish a justifying analysis or explanation
affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swearTo declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
condemndeclare or judge unfit for use or habitation
consecrate, bless, hallow, sanctifyRender holy by means of religious rites
count outdeclare the loser
decreeissue a decree
opine, speak up, speak out, animadvert, sound offExpress one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation / hesitation
pleadEnter a plea, as in courts of law
proclaim, exclaim, promulgatestate or announce
professconfess one's faith in, or allegiance to
professstate freely
promise, assuremake a promise or commitment
promisepromise to undertake or give
propose, suggest, advisemake a proposal, declare a plan for something
sentence, condemn, doompronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
swear, depose, deponemake a deposition
take the Fifth, take the Fifth Amendmentrefuse to testify by invoking the Fifth Amendment, which states that nobody may be forced to testify as a witness against himself or herself
testify, attest, take the stand, bear witnessGive testimony in a court of law
Broaderstate, say, tellExpress in words / words
Spanishdeclarar, manifestar, revelar
Catalandeclarar, manifestar, revelar
Adjectivesdeclarative, declaratoryrelating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
Nounsdeclarationa statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
English > declare: 8 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningannounce publicly or officially.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey declare that there was a traffic accident
Example"The President declared war"
Synonymannounce
Narrowerpromulgateput a law into effect by formal declaration
Broaderstate, say, tellExpress in words / words
Spanishanunciar, declarar, manifestar
Catalananunciar, declarar, manifestar
Adjectivesdeclarativerelating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
Nounsdeclarationa formal public statement
English > declare: 8 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningstate firmly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"He declared that he was innocent"
Broaderaffirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swearTo declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
Spanishdeclarar, manifestar
Catalandeclarar, manifestar
Adjectivesdeclarative, declaratoryrelating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
Nounsdeclarersomeone who claims to speak the truth
English > declare: 8 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningdeclare to be.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s somebody something
Example"She was declared incompetent"
Synonymsadjudge, hold
Narroweradmit, acknowledgedeclare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
bastardize, bastardisedeclare a child to be illegitimate
beatifydeclare (a dead person) to be blessed
calldeclare in the capacity of an umpire or referee
cancel, strike downdeclare null and void
canonize, canonise, saintdeclare (a dead person) to be a saint
certifydeclare legally insane
formalize, formalisemake formal or official
pronounce, label, judgepronounce judgment on
superannuatedeclare to be obsolete
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Spanishadjudicar, declarar, estimar, juzgar, revelar
Catalandeclarar, estimar, judicar, jutjar, revelar
Adjectivesdeclarativerelating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
English > declare: 8 senses > verb 5, social
Meaningauthorize payments of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"declare dividends"
Broaderauthorize, authorise, pass, cleargrant authorization or clearance for
Spanishdeclarar
English > declare: 8 senses > verb 6, possession
Meaningdesignate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand.
PatternSomebody ----s something
CategorybridgeAny of various card games based on whist for four players
Broaderplayput (a card or piece) into play during a game / game / game, or act strategically as if in a card game
Spanishdeclarar
Nounsdeclaration(contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
declarerthe bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps
English > declare: 8 senses > verb 7, communication
Meaningmake a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Do you have anything to declare?"
Broaderstate, say, tellExpress in words / words
Nounsdeclarationa statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties
English > declare: 8 senses > verb 8, communication
Meaningproclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"His wife declared at once for moving to the West Coast"
Broaderproclaim, exclaim, promulgatestate or announce

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