Synonyms for declare

Synonyms for (verb) declare

Synonyms: declare

Definition: state firmly

Usage: He declared that he was innocent

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: hold, declare, adjudge

Definition: declare to be

Usage: She was declared incompetent; judge held that the defendant was innocent

Similar words: evaluate, judge, pass judgment

Definition: form a critical opinion of

Usage: I cannot judge some works of modern art; How do you evaluate this grant proposal? We shouldn't pass judgment on other people


Synonyms: declare, announce

Definition: announce publicly or officially

Usage: The President declared war

Similar words: tell, say, state

Definition: express in words

Usage: He said that he wanted to marry her; tell me what is bothering you; state your opinion; state your name


Synonyms: declare

Definition: proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against

Usage: His wife declared at once for moving to the West Coast

Similar words: exclaim, proclaim, promulgate

Definition: state or announce

Usage: `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed; The King will proclaim an amnesty


Synonyms: declare

Definition: state emphatically and authoritatively

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

Similar words: tell, say, state

Definition: express in words

Usage: He said that he wanted to marry her; tell me what is bothering you; state your opinion; state your name


Synonyms: declare

Definition: make a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official

Usage: Do you have anything to declare?

Similar words: tell, say, state

Definition: express in words

Usage: He said that he wanted to marry her; tell me what is bothering you; state your opinion; state your name


Synonyms: declare

Definition: designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand

Similar words: play

Definition: put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game

Usage: He is playing his cards close to his chest; The Democrats still have some cards to play before they will concede the electoral victory


Synonyms: declare

Definition: authorize payments of

Usage: declare dividends

Similar words: pass, authorise, authorize, clear

Definition: grant authorization or clearance for

Usage: Clear the manuscript for publication; The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography