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declare

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1 to make known openly or publicly
  • She chose to declare her presidential aspirations at her college alma mater.
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beat the drum (for or about), run with

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2 to state as a fact usually forcefully
  • She would declare her innocence to the whole world if she could.
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put forth

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3 to state clearly and strongly
  • Our guest enthusiastically declared that the pie was the best he had ever eaten.
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4 to make known (something abstract) through outward signs
  • Though she was silent, her expression declared her unwillingness to go along with the others.
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Synonym Discussion of declare

declare, announce, proclaim, promulgate mean to make known publicly. declare implies explicitness and usually formality in making known.
    • the referee declared the contest a draw
announce implies the declaration of something for the first time.
    • announced their engagement at a party
proclaim implies declaring clearly, forcefully, and authoritatively.
    • the president proclaimed a national day of mourning
promulgate implies the proclaiming of a dogma, doctrine, or law.
    • promulgated an edict of religious toleration

synonyms see in addition assert



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