To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true.
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
Dutch: affirmeren, beamen, bekrachtigen, bevestigen, erkennen
Admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about.
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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