Assertory
Assertory As*sert"o*ry, a. [L. assertorius, fr. asserere.] Affirming; maintaining. [1913 Webster]

Arguments . . . assertory, not probatory. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

An assertory, not a promissory, declaration. --Bentham. [1913 Webster]

A proposition is assertory, when it enounces what is known as actual. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(either affirmatively or negatively), , ,


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  • assertory — index dogmatic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • assertory — assertorily, adv. /euh serr teuh ree/, adj. stated positively; affirmative: an assertory proposition. [1610 20; ASSERT + ORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • assertory — adj. affirming, affirmatory; stated in a positive manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • assertory — a. Declarative (either affirmatively or negatively), declaratory, maintaining, no longer problematic …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • assertory — as·ser·to·ry …   English syllables

  • assertory — /əˈsɜtəri/ (say uh sertuhree) adjective affirming; assertive …   Australian English dictionary

  • assertory — əˈsərd.ərē also aˈ adjective : assertoric, assertive …   Useful english dictionary

  • assertory oath — index affidavit, affirmance (legal affirmation), affirmation, averment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • assertory covenant — /asertariy ksvansnt/ One which affirms that a particular state of facts exists; an affirming promise under seal. See affirmation jurat …   Black's law dictionary

  • assertory covenant — /asertariy ksvansnt/ One which affirms that a particular state of facts exists; an affirming promise under seal. See affirmation jurat …   Black's law dictionary

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