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aver

to express an opinion, judgment, or position: They aver that he is the type who would steal anything. In legal use, aver means to “allege as fact.”
Not to be confused with:
allege – to assert without proof; to state; attest: They allege that he stole the jewelry.
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a·ver

 (ə-vûr′)
tr.v. a·verred, a·ver·ring, a·vers
1. To affirm positively; declare: "Liberal politicians ... found it necessary to aver that they were in favor of rigid economy in public spending too" (John Kenneth Galbraith).
2. Law To assert formally as a fact.

[Middle English averren, from Old French averer, from Vulgar Latin *advērāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin vērus, true; see wērə-o- in Indo-European roots.]

a·ver′ment n.
a·ver′ra·ble adj.
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aver

(əˈvɜː)
vb (tr) , avers, averring or averred
1. to state positively; assert
2. (Law) law to allege as a fact or prove to be true
[C14: from Old French averer, from Medieval Latin advērāre, from Latin vērus true]
aˈverment n
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a•ver

(əˈvɜr)

v.t. a•verred, a•ver•ring.
1. to assert or affirm with confidence; declare in a positive or peremptory manner.
2. Law. to allege as a fact.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French averer < Medieval Latin advērāre=ad- ad- + -vērāre, v. derivative of Latin vērus true]
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aver


Past participle: averred
Gerund: averring

Imperative
aver
aver
Present
I aver
you aver
he/she/it avers
we aver
you aver
they aver
Preterite
I averred
you averred
he/she/it averred
we averred
you averred
they averred
Present Continuous
I am averring
you are averring
he/she/it is averring
we are averring
you are averring
they are averring
Present Perfect
I have averred
you have averred
he/she/it has averred
we have averred
you have averred
they have averred
Past Continuous
I was averring
you were averring
he/she/it was averring
we were averring
you were averring
they were averring
Past Perfect
I had averred
you had averred
he/she/it had averred
we had averred
you had averred
they had averred
Future
I will aver
you will aver
he/she/it will aver
we will aver
you will aver
they will aver
Future Perfect
I will have averred
you will have averred
he/she/it will have averred
we will have averred
you will have averred
they will have averred
Future Continuous
I will be averring
you will be averring
he/she/it will be averring
we will be averring
you will be averring
they will be averring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been averring
you have been averring
he/she/it has been averring
we have been averring
you have been averring
they have been averring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been averring
you will have been averring
he/she/it will have been averring
we will have been averring
you will have been averring
they will have been averring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been averring
you had been averring
he/she/it had been averring
we had been averring
you had been averring
they had been averring
Conditional
I would aver
you would aver
he/she/it would aver
we would aver
you would aver
they would aver
Past Conditional
I would have averred
you would have averred
he/she/it would have averred
we would have averred
you would have averred
they would have averred
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.aver - report or maintainaver - report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
plead - make an allegation in an action or other legal proceeding, especially answer the previous pleading of the other party by denying facts therein stated or by alleging new facts
assert, asseverate, maintain - state categorically
2.aver - to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as trueaver - to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
hold - assert or affirm; "Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good"
claim, take - lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
attest - authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity; "I attest this signature"
declare - state firmly; "He declared that he was innocent"
declare - state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"
protest - affirm or avow formally or solemnly; "The suspect protested his innocence"
assure, tell - inform positively and with certainty and confidence; "I tell you that man is a crook!"
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aver

verb state, say, maintain, declare, protest, allege, swear, assert, proclaim, pronounce, affirm, profess, avow, asseverate, avouch Her friends aver that men find her fascinating.
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aver

verb
To put into words positively and with conviction:
Idiom: have it.
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Translations

aver

[əˈvɜːʳ] VTafirmar, asegurar
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aver

[əˈvɜːr] (formal) vt (= declare) → affirmer
to aver that ... → affirmer que ...
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aver

vt (form)mit Nachdruck betonen; love, innocencebeteuern
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aver

[əˈvɜːʳ] vt (frm) → dichiarare, asserire
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