Synonyms for assert

Synonyms for (verb) assert

Synonyms: assert, insist

Definition: assert to be true

Usage: The letter asserts a free society

Similar words: posit, postulate

Definition: take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom

Usage: He posited three basic laws of nature


Synonyms: swan, swear, verify, affirm, assert, aver, avow

Definition: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

Usage: Before God I swear I am innocent

Similar words: declare

Definition: state emphatically and authoritatively

Usage: He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with


Synonyms: assert, asseverate, maintain

Definition: state categorically

Similar words: take a firm stand, insist

Definition: be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge

Usage: I must insist!


Synonyms: put forward, assert

Definition: insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized

Usage: Women should assert themselves more!

Similar words: acquit, bear, behave, conduct, deport, carry, comport

Definition: behave in a certain manner

Usage: She carried herself well; he bore himself with dignity; They conducted themselves well during these difficult times