declare for

phrasal verb

declared for; declaring for; declares for
1
US : to officially say that one will take part in (something)
a college basketball player who declared for the NBA draft after his junior year
2
British, formal : to officially say that one supports (someone or something)
He declared for the plan.

Examples of declare for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Silver concluded his response by acknowledging that the WNBA's buzz began before Clark even declared for the draft. Natasha Dye, Peoplemag, 7 June 2024 At the end of the season, he was declared for the 2009 NBA draft and was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder. Brenna Gauchat, The Arizona Republic, 4 June 2024 New details released, what to expect More:Michigan football's Quinten Johnson returning after previously declaring for NFL draft Big tents, beer, and shuttles will be part of Corktown scene Bob Roberts, co-owner of McShane's Irish Pub & Whiskey Bar, tells another part of the economic story ahead. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, 14 Mar. 2024 Advertisement Last month, James declared for the NBA draft while also entering the NCAA transfer portal and maintaining his college eligibility. Chuck Schilken, Los Angeles Times, 29 May 2024 After 1 Season of College Basketball: 'Always Thankful' Bronny declared for the 2024 NBA Draft last month after playing one season with USC’s Trojans basketball team. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 21 May 2024 Hogan was encouraged by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to enter the race and filed as candidate on Feb. 9, the last day to declare for the May 14 primary. Jeff Barker, Baltimore Sun, 20 May 2024 Furphy has declared for the 2024 NBA Draft with the option of returning to school. Gary Bedore, Kansas City Star, 20 May 2024 Still, the expectation in Chicago was that Bronny would eventually declare for the draft and forgo his remaining college eligibility. Dan Woike, Los Angeles Times, 19 May 2024

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“Declare for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/declare%20for. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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