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1. declaration

noun. ['ˌdɛklɝˈeɪʃən'] a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written).

Synonyms

  • statement
  • manifesto
  • pronouncement
  • dictum
  • bastardization
  • assertion
  • pronunciamento
  • threat
  • protestation
  • asseveration
  • averment
  • confession
  • predication
  • postulation

Antonyms

  • diminution
  • indecisiveness
  • indecision
  • irresoluteness

Etymology

  • declaracion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • déclaration (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Declaration

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word declaration


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your declaration shouldn't come as a surprise, nor should you ambush your ex.

Quotes containing the word declaration


1. Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.
- Romain Gary

2. Laughter is wine for the soul - laughter soft, or loud and deep, tinged through with seriousness - the hilarious declaration made by man that life is worth living.
- Seán O'Casey

3. Roosevelt's declaration that Americans had 'nothing to fear but fear itself' was a glorious piece of inspirational rhetoric and just as gloriously wrong.
- Russell Baker

2. declaration

noun. ['ˌdɛklɝˈeɪʃən'] (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction.

Antonyms

  • increase

Etymology

  • declaracion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • déclaration (French)

3. declaration

noun. ['ˌdɛklɝˈeɪʃən'] a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties.

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • declaracion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • déclaration (French)

4. declaration

noun. ['ˌdɛklɝˈeɪʃən'] a formal public statement.

Synonyms

  • statement
  • announcement
  • edict
  • promulgation
  • proclamation

Antonyms

  • begin
  • preparation
  • negate
  • underbid

Etymology

  • declaracion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • déclaration (French)

5. declaration

noun. ['ˌdɛklɝˈeɪʃən'] (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make.

Synonyms

  • contract
  • bidding
  • bridge

Antonyms

  • fire
  • stretch
  • stay
  • widen

Etymology

  • declaracion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • déclaration (French)

6. declaration

noun. ['ˌdɛklɝˈeɪʃən'] a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote.

Synonyms

  • resolve
  • written document
  • resolution
  • papers
  • document

Antonyms

  • truth
  • overstatement
  • con
  • pro

Etymology

  • declaracion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • déclaration (French)
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