Declare in a sentence

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Definition of Declare

  • To make known by language; to communicate or manifest explicitly and plainly in any way; to exhibit; to publish; to proclaim; to announce.
  • To make declaration of; to assert; to affirm; to set forth; to avow; as, he declares the story to be false.
  • To make full statement of, as goods, etc., for the purpose of paying taxes, duties, etc.
  • 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.
  • To state the plaintiff's cause of action at law in a legal form; as, the plaintiff declares in trespass.
  • state firmly
  • declare to be
  • announce publicly or officially
  • proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against
  • state emphatically and authoritatively
  • make a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official
  • designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand
  • authorize payments of

How to use declare in a sentence. Declare pronunciation.

Emmeline, though not sufficiently enlightened to be above small jealousies, would have been ashamed to declare her feeling with the energy of unsophisticated female nature.
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At another place in the story he declares that his father bought a Russian threshing machine, which remained five years useless in the barn, until replaced by an American one.
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That is rational, declares Sanin; that is the way men and women should live, without principles, without plans, and without regrets.
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She wore a dress of thin, creamy material, which, whilst seeming to cumber her as little as garments could, yet fitted closely enough to declare the healthy beauty of her form.
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She felt a nervous impulse to behave rudely, to declare the contempt it was always difficult to disguise when talking with Barmby.
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Wilde, though under no illusion as to the folly of the quite unselfish suit-at-law he had been persuaded to begin, nevertheless so miscalculated the force of the social vengeance he was unloosing on himself that he fancied it could be stayed by putting up the editor of The Saturday Review (as Mr Harris then was) to declare that he considered Dorian Grey a highly moral book, which it certainly is.
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Now this system of inventing your great man to start with, and then rejecting all the materials that do not fit him, with the ridiculous result that you have to declare that there are no materials at all (with your waste-paper basket full of them), ends in leaving Shakespear with a much worse character than he deserves.
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Indeed, I declare that French centralization has reached its critical term, that fatal point at which, after protecting, it oppresses; at which, after vivifying, it paralyzes; at which, having saved France, it crushes her.
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It was not probable that M. de Camors, at the beginning of their acquaintance, would feel himself entitled to declare a passion.
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Whereas his Maj. is resolved to declare, under his Royall hand and seale, the most illustrious Lady Infanta of Portugall to be his lawfull wife, before the Treaty shall be signed by the King of Portugall; which is to be done only for the better expediting the marriage, without sending to Rome for a dispensation, which the laws of Portugall would require if the said most Illustrious Infanta were to be betrothed in that Kingdome," &c.] and that the Queen do not intend to embarque sooner than tomorrow come fortnight.
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This idea, borrowed probably from Spener's "ecclesiolae in ecclesia", clung to him, even after circumstances had forced the Unity to declare its independence and the validity of the ordination of its ministry, and many otherwise inexplicable things in the later policy of the Church may be traced to its influence.
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It was contrary to the custom of the Trustees to grant lands to any who did not come in person to apply for them and declare their intention of going to Georgia to settle, but Oglethorpe's argument that the high rank of Count Zinzendorf was entitled to consideration was accepted and five hundred acres of land were granted to the Count and his male heirs.
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If it is right and proper that the people of New York or Illinois or Maryland shall be subjected to a national law which declares what they may or may not eat or drink-a law which they cannot themselves alter, no matter how strongly they may desire it-then there is no act of centralization whatsoever which can be justly objected to as an act of centralization.
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The Volstead act declares that the phrase "intoxicating liquor," as used in the act, "shall be construed to include 'all liquors' containing one-half of one percentum or more of alcohol by volume which are fit for use for beverage purposes.
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There is, to be sure, something offensive about persons who profess to be peculiarly the exponents of high morality being willing to attain a practical end by inserting in a law a definition which declares a thing to be what in fact it is not; but the offense is rather one of form than of really important substance.
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If Congress chooses to declare one-half of one per cent.
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Thus if Congress really wished to legitimate beer and wine, it could do so; leaving it to the Supreme Court to declare whether a law prohibiting strong alcoholic drinks was or was not more of an enforcement of the Eighteenth Amendment than no law at all-for the only alternative the Court would have before it would be that law or nothing!
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How strange then it seems that man, notwithstanding his endowment with this ideal power, will descend to a level beneath him and declare himself no greater than that which is manifestly inferior to his real station.
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Bahá’u’lláh declares that all mankind should attain knowledge and acquire an education.
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There is however another spirit which may be termed the divine, to which Jesus Christ refers when He declares that man must be born of its quickening and baptized with its living fire.
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Examples of Declare

Example #1
She replied coldly and loftily that the matter, of course, _was_ done with; that it interested her no more; but that she could not help regretting an instance of secretiveness such as she had never before discovered in her husband.
Example #2
For Heaven's sake, let the whole absurd business be forgotten and done with!
Example #3
Such remarks enraged the Slavophils beyond measure, for they were determined to keep out of Russia foreign inventions and foreign ideas.
Example #4
Even the Sandwich Islanders had contributed something to the show.
Example #5
Drunkenness and adultery are nothing to be ashamed of, nor in any sense to be called degrading.
Example #6
The bird wishes to alight on a branch, and so he alights; then he wishes to fly, so he flies.