Aver

Definition of Aver

A`ver´   Pronunciation: ā´vẽr
n.1.A work horse, or working ox.
v. t.1.To assert, or prove, the truth of.
[imp. & p. p. Averred (å*vẽrd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Averring.]
2.(Law) To avouch or verify; to offer to verify; to prove or justify. See Averment.
3.To affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive manner, as in confidence of asserting the truth.
It is sufficient that the very fact hath its foundation in truth, as I do seriously aver is the case.
- Fielding.
Then all averred I had killed the bird.
- Coleridge.

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acknowledge, affirm, allege, announce, annunciate, argue, assert, assever, asseverate, attest, avouch, avow, bear witness, certify, contend, declare, defend, depone, depose, disclose, enunciate, express, give evidence, have, hold, insist, issue a manifesto, justify, lay down, maintain, manifesto, nuncupate, predicate, proclaim, profess, pronounce, protest, put, put it, quote, recite, relate, say, set down, speak, speak out, speak up, stand for, stand on, state, submit, swear, testify, vouch, warrant, witness
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