declare against

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of declare against

British, formal
: to officially say that one opposes (someone or something)
  • She declared against the government's policies.

Word by Word Definitions

declare play
  1. : to make known formally, officially, or explicitly

  2. : to make known as a determination

  3. : to make clear

against play
  1. : in opposition or hostility to

  2. : contrary to

  3. : in competition with

  1. : in preparation for the time when


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