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Noun: declaration  ,dek-lu'rey-shun
  1. A statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
  2. (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction
    "his declaration of innocence"
  3. A statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties
  4. (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
    - contract
  5. A formal public statement
    "a declaration of independence";
    - announcement, proclamation, annunciation
  6. A formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    - resolution, resolve

Derived forms: declarations

Type of: bid, bidding, document, papers, statement, testimony, written document

Part of: bridge

Encyclopedia: Declaration