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1. aver

verb. ['ˈeɪvɝ'] report or maintain.

Synonyms

  • asseverate
  • plead
  • assert
  • say
  • allege

Antonyms

  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge

Etymology

  • aveir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • habeo (Latin)
  • avérer (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Aver

  • disfavor
  • lefevre
  • lefever
  • lafavre
  • flavor
  • waiver
  • savr
  • savor
  • savir
  • favre
  • favor
  • faivre

How do you pronounce aver?

Pronounce aver as ˈeɪvər.

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Example sentences of the word aver


1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Other experts aver that the cost-savings from unplugging devices may not be worth the effort.

Quotes containing the word aver


1. I will not attack your doctrines nor your creeds if they accord liberty to me. If they hold thought to be dangerous - if they aver that doubt is a crime, then I attack them one and all, because they enslave the minds of men.I attack the monsters, the phantoms of imagination that have ruled the world. I attack slavery. I ask for room -- room for the human mind.
- Robert G. Ingersoll, The Ghosts and Other Lectures

2. aver

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • negate
  • invalidate
  • disprove
  • pack

Etymology

  • aveir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • habeo (Latin)
  • avérer (French)
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