De`clare´   Pronunciation: dė`klâr´
v. t.1.To make clear; to free from obscurity.
[imp. & p. p. Declared (dė*klârd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Declaring.]
2.To make known by language; to communicate or manifest explicitly and plainly in any way; to exhibit; to publish; to proclaim; to announce.
This day I have begot whom I declare
My only Son.
- Milton.
The heavens declare the glory of God.
- Ps. xix. 1.
3.To make declaration of; to assert; to affirm; to set forth; to avow; as, he declares the story to be false.
I the Lord . . . declare things that are right.
- Isa. xlv. 19.
4.(Com.) To make full statement of, as goods, etc., for the purpose of paying taxes, duties, etc.
To declare off
to recede from an agreement, undertaking, contract, etc.; to renounce.
To declare one's self
to avow one's opinion; to show openly what one thinks, or which side he espouses.
v. i.1.To make a declaration, or an open and explicit avowal; to proclaim one's self; - often with for or against; as, victory declares against the allies.
2.(Law) To state the plaintiff's cause of action at law in a legal form; as, the plaintiff declares in trespass.
Verb1.declare - state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"
2.declare - announce publicly or officially; "The President declared war"
Synonyms: announce
3.declare - state firmly; "He declared that he was innocent"
4.declare - declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent"
Synonyms: adjudge, hold
5.declare - authorize payments of; "declare dividends"
6.declare - designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand
7.declare - make a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official; "Do you have anything to declare?"
8.declare - proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against; "His wife declared at once for moving to the West Coast"

TO DECLARE. To make known or publish. By tho constitution of the United States, congress have power to declare war. In this sense the word, declare, signifies, not merely to make it known that war exists, but also to make war and to carry it on. 4 Dall. 37; 1 Story, Const. Sec. 428; Rawle on the Const. 109. In pleading, to declare, is the act of filing a declaration.

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