Synonyms of declare


1. declare, state, say, tell

usage: state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

2. announce, declare, state, say, tell

usage: announce publicly or officially; "The President declared war"

3. declare, affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear

usage: state firmly; "He declared that he was innocent"

4. declare, adjudge, hold, evaluate, pass judgment, judge

usage: declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent"

5. declare, authorize, authorise, pass, clear

usage: authorize payments of; "declare dividends"

6. declare, play

usage: designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand

7. declare, state, say, tell

usage: make a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official; "Do you have anything to declare?"

8. declare, proclaim, exclaim, promulgate

usage: proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against; "His wife declared at once for moving to the West Coast"

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Definition and meaning of declare (Dictionary)