declare declare  /dɪ ˈklɛr/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) state emphatically and authoritatively
  2. (v) announce publicly or officially
  3. (v) state firmly
  4. (v) declare to be
  5. (v) authorize payments of
  6. (v) designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand
  7. (v) make a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official
  8. (v) proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against

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Usage(s):

  1. If he and other Kosovar leaders declare independence from Serbia as they are expected to do by January he will be the first PM of the newly sovereign state.
  2. The microbrewers declare their preference for beer with taste.
  3. December 19 Rebel Serbs declare independence in Krajina region of Croatia.

News

  1. Blowhards abound in Back Atchya Week

    Perhaps it’s time to declare National Back Atchya Week, a time to do unto others, to treat the TV guys as if they’re the idiots. For starters, every time a Jimmy Dolan/Cablevision installation or service person (finally) shows up at your home, charge a $5 Facility Fee...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Turkish union federation to call general strike after police raid

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - One of Turkey's main public sector labor unions said it would call a general strike for Monday after riot police stormed an Istanbul park, firing tear gas and percussion bombs to evict hundreds of anti-government demonstrators on Saturday. "We had already taken a decision to go on strike if there was an intervention on the park. So tomorrow we will declare a strike for ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Supreme Court rejects gene patents

    In unanimous ruling, justices declare that human genes are a product of nature and cannot be patented and held for profit. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled that human genes are a product of nature and cannot be patented and held for profit, a decision that medical experts said will lead to more genetic testing for cancers and other diseases and to lower costs for patients.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

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