averred averred

Definition(s):

  1. (v) report or maintain
  2. (v) to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Okay, when we were in the rivers we didnt go to sea, he averred.
  2. Nevertheless, all the contestants dutifully averred that such an opportunity would be the highlight of their existence.
  3. The municipal election disproved Signor Orlando's contention and opponents averred that the only thing left for him to do was to resign.

News

  • Behold, Classical Greek Statues Dressed Up Like Hipsters

    A photographer imagines ancient figures as bearded, Ray-Ban bespectacled hipsters. “What is a hipster?” The question has been posed and answered time and time again, but as an N+1 symposium on the topic averred, “All descriptions of hipsters are doomed to disappoint.” Even so, everyone has the image of a hipster in their head: large sunglasses, stylized haircuts, old-timey barbs, skinny jeans ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

Quotes

  • ...to find political solution to the impending fuel hike crisis, noted: "We are quite aware that you are averred to meetings with any groups, including the trade unions on matters of petroleum, which your government has deregulated. The...
    on Oct 8, 2004 By: Olusegun Obasanjo Source: AllAfrica.com

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