Aver
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Aver [uh-vuhr]

VERB

VERB

  • To declare or affirm positively.

  • To prove to be true in pleading a cause.

  • To allege as a fact.

Example

"The alleged criminal averred that he is innocent."

"The ruling party averred that unemployment is not the problem."

Synonyms

Affirm, Claim, Allege, Assert, Contend, Avouch, Declare, Insist, Maintain, Profess

Antonyms

Deny, Gainsay, Discredit, Forget, Disprove, Disclaim

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