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Verb (usu participle)


Avern. [OF. aver domestic animal, whence LL. averia, pl. cattle. See Habit, and cf. Average.].
     A work horse, or working ox.  [1913 Webster]
Averv. t. [F. avérer, LL. adverare, averare; L. ad + versus true. See Verity.].
  •  To assert, or prove, the truth of.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To avouch or verify; to offer to verify; to prove or justify. See Averment.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive manner, as in confidence of asserting the truth.  [1913 Webster]
    "It is sufficient that the very fact hath its foundation in truth, as I do seriously aver is the case."  [1913 Webster]
    "Then all averred I had killed the bird."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To assert; affirm; asseverate. See Affirm.


Aver, v.tr. (averred, averring) assert, affirm.

ME f. OF averer (as AD-, L verus true)



acknowledge, affirm, allege, announce, annunciate, argue, assert, assever, asseverate, attest, avouch, avow, bear witness, certify, contend, declare, defend, depone, depose, disclose, enunciate, express, give evidence, have, hold, insist, issue a manifesto, justify, lay down, maintain, manifesto, nuncupate, predicate, proclaim, profess, pronounce, protest, put, put it, quote, recite, relate, say, set down, speak, speak out, speak up, stand for, stand on, state, submit, swear, testify, vouch, warrant, witness




VB assert, make an assertion, have one's say, say, affirm, predicate, declare, state, protest, profess, put forth, put forward, advance, allege, propose, propound, enunciate, broach, set forth, hold out, maintain, contend, pronounce, pretend, depose, depone, aver, avow, avouch, asseverate, swear, make oath, take one's oath, make an affidavit, swear an affidavit, put in an affidavit, take one's Bible oath, kiss the book, vow, vitam impendere vero, swear till one is black in the face, swear till one is blue in the face, swear till all's blue, be sworn, call Heaven to witness, vouch, warrant, certify, assure, swear by bell book and candle, swear by, insist upon, take one's stand upon, emphasize, lay stress on, assert roundly, assert positively, lay down, lay down the law, raise one's voice, dogmatize, have the last word, rap out, repeat, reassert, reaffirm, announce, acknowledge, attest, adjure.

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