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declares

verb
present tense third-person singular of 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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2 to state as a fact usually forcefully
  • she would declare her innocence to the whole world if she could

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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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“Declares.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/declares. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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