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1. assert

verb. ['əˈsɝːt'] state categorically.

Synonyms

  • maintain
  • asseverate
  • aver
  • insist
  • say
  • take a firm stand
  • predicate
  • allege

Antonyms

  • fuse
  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate

Etymology

  • assertus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Assert

  • disconcert
  • vanwert
  • subvert
  • mcwhirt
  • dilbert
  • convert
  • concert
  • boisvert
  • unhurt
  • thibert
  • squirt
  • revert
  • pervert
  • mcguirt
  • mcgirt
  • invert
  • insert
  • exert
  • divert
  • dessert
  • desert
  • spurt
  • skirt
  • schwerdt
  • overt
  • inert
  • flirt
  • evert
  • blurt
  • avert

How do you pronounce assert?

Pronounce assert as əˈsərt.

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Sentences with assert


1. Verb, base form
Confirm you meet residency requirements that will allow Louisiana courts to assert jurisdiction over your divorce.

Quotes about assert


1. Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
- Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man

2. I have noticed that even those who assert that everything is predestined and that we can change nothing about it still look both ways before they cross the street
- Stephen Hawking

3. I would teach how science works as much as I would teach what science knows. I would assert (given that essentially, everyone will learn to read) that science literacy is the most important kind of literacy they can take into the 21st century. I would undervalue grades based on knowing things and find ways to reward curiosity. In the end, it's the people who are curious who change the world.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson

2. assert

verb. ['əˈsɝːt'] to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true.

Synonyms

  • affirm
  • take
  • avow
  • aver
  • tell
  • attest
  • assure
  • claim
  • swear
  • hold
  • declare
  • swan
  • protest

Antonyms

  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge

Etymology

  • assertus (Latin)

3. assert

verb. ['əˈsɝːt'] insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized.

Synonyms

  • acquit
  • deport
  • comport
  • put forward
  • behave
  • carry
  • conduct

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • give
  • go
  • obviate

Etymology

  • assertus (Latin)

4. assert

verb. ['əˈsɝːt'] assert to be true.

Synonyms

  • insist
  • posit

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • disprove
  • pack

Etymology

  • assertus (Latin)
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