noun \ə-ˈsər-shən, a-\

Definition of ASSERTION

:  the act of asserting; also :  declaration, affirmation

Examples of ASSERTION

  1. <the assertion that all men have certain unalienable rights is set forth in the Declaration of Independence>
  2. <made the unlikely assertion that gravity affects light>

First Known Use of ASSERTION

15th century

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

Rhymes with ASSERTION


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