reassert


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reassert

(ˌriːəˈsɜːt)
vb (tr)
to assert (rights, claims, etc) again: he reasserted his belief.

reassert


Past participle: reasserted
Gerund: reasserting

Imperative
reassert
reassert
Present
I reassert
you reassert
he/she/it reasserts
we reassert
you reassert
they reassert
Preterite
I reasserted
you reasserted
he/she/it reasserted
we reasserted
you reasserted
they reasserted
Present Continuous
I am reasserting
you are reasserting
he/she/it is reasserting
we are reasserting
you are reasserting
they are reasserting
Present Perfect
I have reasserted
you have reasserted
he/she/it has reasserted
we have reasserted
you have reasserted
they have reasserted
Past Continuous
I was reasserting
you were reasserting
he/she/it was reasserting
we were reasserting
you were reasserting
they were reasserting
Past Perfect
I had reasserted
you had reasserted
he/she/it had reasserted
we had reasserted
you had reasserted
they had reasserted
Future
I will reassert
you will reassert
he/she/it will reassert
we will reassert
you will reassert
they will reassert
Future Perfect
I will have reasserted
you will have reasserted
he/she/it will have reasserted
we will have reasserted
you will have reasserted
they will have reasserted
Future Continuous
I will be reasserting
you will be reasserting
he/she/it will be reasserting
we will be reasserting
you will be reasserting
they will be reasserting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reasserting
you have been reasserting
he/she/it has been reasserting
we have been reasserting
you have been reasserting
they have been reasserting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reasserting
you will have been reasserting
he/she/it will have been reasserting
we will have been reasserting
you will have been reasserting
they will have been reasserting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reasserting
you had been reasserting
he/she/it had been reasserting
we had been reasserting
you had been reasserting
they had been reasserting
Conditional
I would reassert
you would reassert
he/she/it would reassert
we would reassert
you would reassert
they would reassert
Past Conditional
I would have reasserted
you would have reasserted
he/she/it would have reasserted
we would have reasserted
you would have reasserted
they would have reasserted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reassert - strengthen or make more firm; "The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"
uphold, maintain - support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"
justify, warrant - show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for; "The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"; "The end justifies the means"
affirm - say yes to
verify - attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition)
corroborate, validate - give evidence for
reconfirm - confirm again; "You must reconfirm your flight reservations"
Translations

reassert

[ˈriːəˈsɜːt] VT [+ authority, influence] → reafirmar

reassert

[ˌriːəˈsɜːrt] vtréaffirmer

reassert

vtmit Nachdruck behaupten; to reassert oneselfseine Autorität wieder geltend machen; his old habits reasserted themselvesseine alten Gewohnheiten kamen wieder durch

reassert

[ˌriːəˈsɜːt] vtriaffermare
References in classic literature ?
Slowly and painfully, recollection was attempting to reassert itself, the hurt brain was mending, as the cause of its recent failure to function was being slowly absorbed or removed by the healing processes of perfect circulation.
If you say that all this, too, can be calculated and tabulated--chaos and darkness and curses, so that the mere possibility of calculating it all beforehand would stop it all, and reason would reassert itself, then man would purposely go mad in order to be rid of reason and gain his point!
Casaubon, he heard her with an air of patience as if she had given a quotation from the Delectus familiar to him from his tender years, and sometimes mentioned curtly what ancient sects or personages had held similar ideas, as if there were too much of that sort in stock already; at other times he would inform her that she was mistaken, and reassert what her remark had questioned.
I love even to see the domestic animals reassert their native rights--any evidence that they have not wholly lost their original wild habits and vigor; as when my neighbor's cow breaks out of her pasture early in the spring and boldly swims the river, a cold, gray tide, twenty-five or thirty rods wide, swollen by the melted snow.
But out of that chaos your belief in your own prudence and sagacity reasserts itself.
Her youth had reasserted itself--her youth and splendid physical health.
She repeated her questions; habit reasserted itself, and he spoke without thinking the words which were in his heart.
Having attained success and an established position in the world, he had long ago forgotten this feeling; but the habitual bent of feeling reasserted itself, and dread of his own cowardice proved even now so strong that Alexey Alexandrovitch spent a long while thinking over the question of dueling in all its aspects, and hugging the idea of a duel, though he was fully aware beforehand that he would never under any circumstances fight one.
For an instant I thought Tars Tarkas would strike him dead, nor did the aspect of Lorquas Ptomel augur any too favorably for the brute, but the mood passed, their old selves reasserted their ascendency, and they smiled.
As the yelping died away down the silent road, the wailing sound of "Ulla, ulla, ulla, ulla," reasserted itself.
Then the practical common sense that had been instilled into her from her earliest consciousness, even as it had been instilled into Martin, reasserted itself.
How long he lay there unconscious he never knew; but as reason slowly reasserted itself in his semi-conscious state he was aware that he lay in a cool bed upon the whitest of linen in a bright and cheery room, and that upon one side close to him was an open window, the delicate hangings of which were fluttering in a soft summer breeze which blew in from a sun-kissed orchard of ripening fruit which he could see without--an old orchard in which soft, green grass grew between the laden trees, and where the sun filtered through the foliage; and upon the dappled greensward a little child was playing with a frolicsome puppy.