Simple Definition of aver
: to say (something) in a very strong and definite way
Full Definition of aver
1 a : to verify or prove to be true in pleading a cause b : to allege or assert in pleading
2 : to declare positively
Examples of aver
He averred that he was innocent.
“I am innocent,” he averred.
Origin of aver
Middle English averren, from Anglo-French averer, from Medieval Latin adverare to confirm as authentic, from Latin ad- + verus true — more at very
First Known Use: 15th century
Rhymes with aver
as per, astir, auteur, bestir, Big Sur, Bonheur, chasseur, chauffeur, claqueur, coiffeur, concur, confer, Crèvecoeur, danseur, defer, demur, deter, douceur, du jour, farceur, flaneur, frondeur, hauteur, him/her, his/her, incur, infer, inter, jongleur, larkspur, liqueur, longspur, masseur, millefleur, occur, Pasteur, poseur, prefer, recur, refer, sandbur, sandspur, seigneur, transfer, voyeur, white fir
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