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declared Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb state emphatically and authoritatively
    declare.
    • He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with
  2. verb announce publicly or officially
    announce; declare.
    • The President declared war
  3. verb state firmly
    declare.
    • He declared that he was innocent
  4. verb declare to be
    hold; adjudge; declare.
    • She was declared incompetent
    • judge held that the defendant was innocent
  5. verb authorize payments of
    declare.
    • declare dividends
  6. verb designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand
    declare.
  7. verb make a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official
    declare.
    • Do you have anything to declare?
  8. verb proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against
    declare.
    • His wife declared at once for moving to the West Coast
  9. adjective made known or openly avowed
    • their declared and their covert objectives
    • a declared liberal
  10. adjective satellite declared as fact; explicitly stated
    stated.
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