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Adjective: declared  di'klehrd
  1. Made known or openly avowed
    "their declared and their covert objectives"; "a declared liberal"
     
  2. Declared as fact; explicitly stated
    - stated
Verb: declare  di'klehr
  1. State emphatically and authoritatively
    "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with";
    - pronounce
     
  2. Announce publicly or officially
    "The President declared war";
    - announce
     
  3. State firmly that something is true
    "He declared that he was innocent"
     
  4. Judge or state to be
    "She was declared incompetent";
    - adjudge, hold
     
  5. Authorize payments of
    "declare dividends"
     
  6. (bridge) designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand
     
  7. Make a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official
    "Do you have anything to declare?"
     
  8. Proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against
    "His wife declared at once for moving to the West Coast"

See also: alleged, announced, asserted, avowed, explicit, expressed, proclaimed, professed, self-proclaimed

Type of: affirm, assert, authorise [Brit], authorize, aver, avow, clear, evaluate, exclaim, judge, pass, pass judgment, play, proclaim, promulgate, say, state, swan, swear, tell, verify

Antonym: undeclared

Encyclopedia: Declare