asserting
asserting asserting adj. prenom. 1. declaring.

Syn: declaratory. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Asserting — Assert As*sert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Asserted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Asserting}.] [L. assertus, p. p. of asserere to join or fasten to one s self, claim, maintain; ad + serere to join or bind together. See {Series}.] 1. To affirm; to declare with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asserting — as·sert || É™ sɜːt v. state, declare; insist on …   English contemporary dictionary

  • asserting — adjective relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration • Syn: ↑declarative, ↑declaratory • Ant: ↑interrogatory (for: ↑declaratory), ↑interrogative (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • asserting the contrary — index contradictory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • asserting the opposite — index contradictory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Self-asserting — Self as*sert ing, a. asserting one s self, or one s own rights or claims; hence, putting one s self forward in a confident or assuming manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-asserting — adjective Date: 1837 1. asserting oneself or one s own rights, claims, or opinions 2. a. self assured, confident b. arrogant • self assertingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-asserting — self as·sert·ing (sĕlf ə sûrʹtĭng) adj. 1. Asserting oneself or one s own rights or views. 2. a. Self confident. b. Overbearing; arrogant. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-asserting — adjective aggressively self assured an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act • Syn: ↑assertive, ↑self assertive • Ant: ↑unassertive (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-asserting — a. Bold, forward, presuming …   New dictionary of synonyms

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