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Another word for declare

  1. To bring to public notice or make known publicly

      1. To tell about or praise (a product, service, etc.) publicly, as through newspapers, handbills, radio, television, etc., so as to make people want to buy it
      2. To call the public's attention to things for sale or rent, help wanted, etc., as by printed or broadcast notices; sponsor advertisements
      3. To provide public information about (a product, service etc.) in order to attract public awareness and increase sales. [from 19th c.]
      1. To serve as a radio or television announcer
      2. To declare publicly; give notice of formally; proclaim
      3. To proclaim the presence or arrival of:
      1. To transmit a message or signal via radio waves or electronic means
      2. To transmit programs by radio, television, or the Internet
      3. To communicate or transmit (a signal, a message, or content, such as audio or video programming) to numerous recipients simultaneously over a communication network:
      1. To announce officially and publicly; declare:
      2. To show to be
      3. To announce officially; announce to be
      1. To make widespread
      2. To make known the terms of (a new or proposed law or statute)
      3. To put (a law, for example) into effect by formal public announcement.
      1. To issue a publication.
      2. To write books, scholarly papers, etc. that are published
      3. To issue a book, newspaper, software, recorded music, etc. in an electronic form, as on a CD-ROM or on the Internet
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  2. To put into words positively and with conviction

      1. To declare positively; assert to be true:
      2. To assert that one will give true testimony equivalent to that which would be given while under oath.
      3. To say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true
      1. (Archaic) To bring forward as an authority.
      2. To assert to be true; affirm:
      3. To state (a plea or excuse, for example) in support or denial of a claim or accusation:
      1. To put forth reasons for or against something:
      2. To attempt to prove by reasoning; maintain or contend:
      3. To try to prove by giving reasons; maintain; contend
      1. To maintain or defend (rights, claims, etc.)
      2. To defend or maintain (one's rights, for example).
      3. To state or express positively; affirm:
      1. To declare earnestly, seriously, or positively; to affirm.
      2. To state seriously or positively; assert
      1. To affirm positively; declare:
      2. (Law) To assert formally as a fact.
      3. To declare to be true; state positively; affirm
      1. To acknowledge openly; avow
      2. To declare the truth of; assert; affirm
      3. To accept responsibility for (an action, for example); acknowledge.
      1. To declare openly or admit frankly
      2. To acknowledge or claim (oneself) to be
      3. To state positively; declare:
      1. To demand or ask for as rightfully belonging or due to one; assert one's right to (a title, accomplishment, etc. that should be recognized)
      2. To demand, ask for, or take as one's own or one's due:
      3. To state as a fact or as one's belief (something that may be called into question); assert
      1. To strive in combat; fight
      2. To strive in opposition or against difficulties; struggle:
      3. To hold to be a fact; assert
      1. To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition:
      2. To stop the movement or progress of:
      3. To carry or support (the body or a bodily part) in a certain position:
      1. To declare to be true; affirm:
      2. To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
      3. To keep in an existing state; preserve or retain:
      1. For instance:
      2. To state as a determination of fact:
      3. To express in words; state; declare; tell
      1. To express or present in a nonverbal way
      2. To set forth in words; declare.
      3. To set forth in words, esp. in a specific, definite, or formal way
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  3. To put into words

      1. (Music) To play or sing (a note, passage, etc.) in a particular, usually the indicated, manner
      2. To convert (a student's credits at one school) to credits at another school by comparing the curricula.
      3. To fit together into a coherent whole; unify:
      1. To spread (a disease, for example) to others; transmit:
      2. To be connected, one with another:
      3. To give or exchange information, signals, or messages in any way, as by talk, gestures, or writing
      1. To make known; communicate in words, actions, appearance, etc.
      2. (Obs.) To take away secretly
      3. To take from one place to another; transport; carry
      1. To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show:
      2. To get by pressure; elicit by force; extort
      3. To put into words; represent by language; state
      1. To state as a determination of fact:
      2. For instance:
      3. To express in words; state; declare; tell
      1. To express or present in a nonverbal way
      2. To set forth in words; declare.
      3. To set forth in words, esp. in a specific, definite, or formal way
      1. To speak or know how to speak (a language or a language variety):
      2. To put into a specified condition, state of mind, etc. by talking
      3. To cause (someone) to be in a certain state or to do something by talking:
      1. To give a detailed account of; narrate:
      2. To reveal something that is not supposed to be revealed, especially something that someone has done wrong:
      3. To express in words; utter; say
      1. To say
      2. To use the voice
      3. To produce, speak, or express audibly (speech sounds, syllables, words, thoughts, etc.)
      1. To express (one's thoughts or feelings, for example), especially forcefully.
      2. To vent one's feelings or opinions:
      3. To give release or expression to one's thoughts or feelings
      1. To express oneself in words.
      2. To change (a noun, etc.) into a verb
      3. To use words to express or communicate meaning
      1. (Music) To sing without using words.
      2. (Of animals) To produce noises or calls from the throat.
      3. To give utterance to; express with the voice; speak or sing
      1. To regulate the tone of (the pipes of an organ, for example).
      2. To provide the voice for (a cartoon character or show, for example):
      3. To give expression to; utter:

Another word for declare

  1. To speak formally or emphatically

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  2. To admit to one's possessions

      1. To admit a fault or crime; acknowledge one's guilt
      2. To hear the confession of (a person)
      3. (Eccles.) To tell (one's sins) to God, esp. in public worship service or in private
      1. To make known (something concealed or unknown):
      2. To expose to view; show; exhibit; display
      3. To cause to be seen; show:
      1. (Law) To commit oneself by oath to giving evidence or testimony that is truthful.
      2. To use profane or obscene language; curse
      3. To declare solemnly in the name of God or of something held sacred
      1. To appear to the senses; show itself
      2. To enter in a ship's manifest
      3. To become manifest; be revealed:
      1. To expose to view, as by removing a cover; uncover.
      2. To reveal; make known; esp., to expose (something secret or not generally known)
      3. To reveal (dental plaque) as by applying a special coloring agent to the teeth
      1. To describe or present in words; set forth:
      2. To speak and act for by duly conferred authority, as an ambassador for a country or a legislator for constituents
      3. To present in words; describe, state, or set forth
      1. To serve as a channel or medium for; transmit
      2. (Law) To transfer ownership of or title to.
      3. To transfer, as property or title to property, from one person to another
      1. To express briefly or generally
      2. To serve as a sign, symptom, or token of; signify:
      3. To state or express briefly:
      1. To set forth in words, esp. in a specific, definite, or formal way
      2. To set forth in words; declare.
      3. To express or present in a nonverbal way
      1. To identify by the right name
      2. To give a name to:
      3. To designate, mention, or refer to by name
      1. (Chiefly Brit.) To give notice of; announce; make known
      2. To give (someone) notice of (something).
      3. To give notice to; inform:
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Synonym Study

  • Proclaim implies official, formal announcement, made with the greatest possible publicity, of something of great moment or significance ``Proclaim liberty throughout all the land"" See also syn. study at assert.
  • To publish is to make known through a medium that reaches the general public, now esp. the medium of printing
  • To announce is to make something of interest known publicly or officially, esp. something of the nature of news to announce a sale
  • Declare implies making something known openly by an explicit or clear statement, often one expressed formally he declared his intention to run for office