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assert


verb
1. state categorically (Freq. 22)
Syn:
asseverate, maintain
Derivationally related forms:
asseveration (for: asseverate), asseverator (for: asseverate), assertable, assertion
Hypernyms:
insist, take a firm stand
Hyponyms:
allege, aver, say, predicate, proclaim
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
- They assert that there was a traffic accident
2. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true (Freq. 6)
- Before God I swear I am innocent
Syn:
affirm, verify, avow, aver, swan, swear
Derivationally related forms:
swearer (for: swear), swearing (for: swear), averment (for: aver), avower (for: avow), avowal (for: avow), assertable, assertion, asserter, affirmation (for: affirm), affirmer (for: affirm)
Hypernyms:
declare
Hyponyms:
hold, claim, take, attest, declare,
protest, assure, tell
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
- They assert that there was a traffic accident
3. insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized (Freq. 2)
- Women should assert themselves more!
Syn:
put forward
Derivationally related forms:
assertive
Hypernyms:
behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct,
comport, carry
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
4. assert to be true (Freq. 1)
- The letter asserts a free society
Syn:
insist
Derivationally related forms:
assertable, assertion
Hypernyms:
postulate, posit
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something

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