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de·clare

 (dĭ-klâr′)
v. de·clared, de·clar·ing, de·clares
v.tr.
1. To make known formally or officially; proclaim: declare that a fugitive has been captured; declare a mistrial. See Synonyms at announce.
2. To state emphatically or authoritatively; affirm: "He wrote another prayer declaring that his conscience was weighed down with guilt" (Leo Damrosch).
3. To reveal or make manifest; show: His smile declared his agreement.
4. To make a full statement of (dutiable goods, for example).
5. Games
a. To designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand in bridge.
b. To reveal (a combination of cards) to be added to one's score.
v.intr.
1. To make a declaration.
2. To announce one's intention to run for public office: "My gratitude would keep me loyal to McCarthy even after Bobby Kennedy declared for president" (James Carroll).
3. To proclaim one's support, opposition, choice, or opinion: "The party ... has changed, openly declaring for centralized federal power" (Ronald Reagan).
Idiom:
declare war
1. To state formally the intention to carry on armed hostilities against.
2. To state one's intent to suppress or eradicate: declared war on drug dealing in the neighborhood.

[Middle English declaren, from Old French declarer, from Latin dēclārāre : dē-, intensive pref.; see de- + clārāre, to make clear (from clārus, clear; see kelə- in Indo-European roots).]

de·clar′a·ble adj.
de·clar′er n.

declared

(dɪˈklɛəd)
adj
stated openly, officially, or formally: he's a declared republican.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.declared - made known or openly avowed; "their declared and their covert objectives"; "a declared liberal"
undeclared - not announced or openly acknowledged; "fighting an undeclared war"
2.declared - declared as fact; explicitly stated
explicit, expressed - precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication; "explicit instructions"; "she made her wishes explicit"; "explicit sexual scenes"
Translations

declared

[dɪˈklɛəd] ADJdeclarado, abierto

declared

adjerklärt
References in classic literature ?
But the same process will lead to the same result, in relation to all other powers declared in the Constitution.
I must ask myself the question," he declared, "before I can tell you the answer
Your imagination," he declared, "is running away with you.
I have only been brought to the place where I know my faith will not be real- ized," he declared hoarsely.
The Lord Justice Clerk declared that he would "clear the Court" if the interruption to the proceedings were renewed.
In the constitution of Georgia, where it is declared "that the legislative, executive, and judiciary departments shall be separate and distinct, so that neither exercise the powers properly belonging to the other," we find that the executive department is to be filled by appointments of the legislature; and the executive prerogative of pardon to be finally exercised by the same authority.
To-day," Hamel declared, as he stood at the sideboard the following morning at breakfast-time and helped himself to bacon and eggs, "I am positively going to begin reading.
Everything shockingly exaggerated, of course," she declared.
I was thoroughly unwilling to let her go, and so was her uncle; and all that could be urged we did urge; but Lady Susan declared that as she was now about to fix herself in London for several months, she could not be easy if her daughter were not with her for masters, &c.
Don't know you; don't want to speak to you," Monty declared.
Quite impossible, sir," he declared a little brusquely.
Yours is certainly one of the most patriotic households, Sir Alfred, which I have entered," he declared.