asseverate

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as·sev·er·ate

 (ə-sĕv′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. as·sev·er·at·ed, as·sev·er·at·ing, as·sev·er·ates
To declare seriously or positively; affirm.

[Latin assevērāre, assevērāt- : ad-, ad- + sevērus, serious; see segh- in Indo-European roots.]

as·sev′er·a′tion n.
as·sev′er·a′tive (-ə-rā′tĭv, -ər-ə-tĭv) adj.

asseverate

(əˈsɛvəˌreɪt) or

assever

vb
(tr) to assert or declare emphatically or solemnly
[C18: from Latin assevērāre to do (something) earnestly, from sevērus severe]
asˌseverˈation n

as•sev•er•ate

(əˈsɛv əˌreɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to declare earnestly or solemnly.
[1785–95; < Latin assevērātus, past participle of assevērāre to declare]
as•sev`er•a′tion, n.
as•sev′er•a`tive (-əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv) adj.

asseverate


Past participle: asseverated
Gerund: asseverating

Imperative
asseverate
asseverate
Present
I asseverate
you asseverate
he/she/it asseverates
we asseverate
you asseverate
they asseverate
Preterite
I asseverated
you asseverated
he/she/it asseverated
we asseverated
you asseverated
they asseverated
Present Continuous
I am asseverating
you are asseverating
he/she/it is asseverating
we are asseverating
you are asseverating
they are asseverating
Present Perfect
I have asseverated
you have asseverated
he/she/it has asseverated
we have asseverated
you have asseverated
they have asseverated
Past Continuous
I was asseverating
you were asseverating
he/she/it was asseverating
we were asseverating
you were asseverating
they were asseverating
Past Perfect
I had asseverated
you had asseverated
he/she/it had asseverated
we had asseverated
you had asseverated
they had asseverated
Future
I will asseverate
you will asseverate
he/she/it will asseverate
we will asseverate
you will asseverate
they will asseverate
Future Perfect
I will have asseverated
you will have asseverated
he/she/it will have asseverated
we will have asseverated
you will have asseverated
they will have asseverated
Future Continuous
I will be asseverating
you will be asseverating
he/she/it will be asseverating
we will be asseverating
you will be asseverating
they will be asseverating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been asseverating
you have been asseverating
he/she/it has been asseverating
we have been asseverating
you have been asseverating
they have been asseverating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been asseverating
you will have been asseverating
he/she/it will have been asseverating
we will have been asseverating
you will have been asseverating
they will have been asseverating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been asseverating
you had been asseverating
he/she/it had been asseverating
we had been asseverating
you had been asseverating
they had been asseverating
Conditional
I would asseverate
you would asseverate
he/she/it would asseverate
we would asseverate
you would asseverate
they would asseverate
Past Conditional
I would have asseverated
you would have asseverated
he/she/it would have asseverated
we would have asseverated
you would have asseverated
they would have asseverated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.asseverate - state categoricallyasseverate - state categorically      
insist, take a firm stand - be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge; "I must insist!"
allege, aver, say - 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"
predicate, proclaim - affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of; "The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President"

asseverate

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

asseverate

[əˈsevəreɪt] VT (frm) → aseverar

asseverate

vt (form)beteuern
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