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avow

verb

1 avow

To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true.

synonyms: affirm, assert, aver, swan, swear, verify.

Roget 529: disclose, discover, dismask; draw the veil, draw aside the veil, lift the veil, raise the veil, lift up the veil, remove the veil, tear aside the veil, tear the curtain; unmask, unveil, unfold, ... show more

Roget 535: assert; make an assertion etc. n.; have one's say; say, affirm, predicate, declare, state; protest, profess.    put forth, ... show more

Roget 488: assent; give assent, yield assent, nod assent; acquiesce; agree etc. 23; receive, accept, accede, accord, concur, lend oneself to, ... show more

Dutch: affirmeren, beamen, bekrachtigen, bevestigen, erkennen



2 avow

Admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about.

synonym: avouch.


Moby thesaurus: accept, acknowledge, admit, admit everything, affirm, agree provisionally, allege, allow, announce, annunciate, argue, assent grudgingly, assert, assever, asseverate, attest, aver, avouch, bear witness, certify ... show more.

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