Avower
Avower \A*vow"er\, n. One who avows or asserts. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • avower — noun 1. someone who admits or acknowledges openly and boldly • Derivationally related forms: ↑avow • Hypernyms: ↑communicator 2. someone who claims to speak the truth a bold asserter a declarer of his intentions affirme …   Useful english dictionary

  • avower — noun see avow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • avower — See avowable. * * * …   Universalium

  • avower — noun A person who avows …   Wiktionary

  • affirmer — noun someone who claims to speak the truth a bold asserter a declarer of his intentions affirmers of traditional doctrine an asseverator of strong convictions an avower of his own great intelligence • Syn: ↑asserter, ↑decl …   Useful english dictionary

  • asserter — noun someone who claims to speak the truth a bold asserter a declarer of his intentions affirmers of traditional doctrine an asseverator of strong convictions an avower of his own great intelligence • Syn: ↑declarer, ↑affi …   Useful english dictionary

  • asseverator — noun someone who claims to speak the truth a bold asserter a declarer of his intentions affirmers of traditional doctrine an asseverator of strong convictions an avower of his own great intelligence • Syn: ↑asserter, ↑decl …   Useful english dictionary

  • declarer — noun 1. someone who claims to speak the truth a bold asserter a declarer of his intentions affirmers of traditional doctrine an asseverator of strong convictions an avower of his own great intelligence • Syn: ↑asserter, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • avow — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French avuer, avouer, from Latin advocare Date: 14th century 1. to declare assuredly < she avowed her innocence > 2. to declare openly, bluntly, and without shame …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • avow — avowable, adj. avower, n. /euh vow /, v.t. to declare frankly or openly; own; acknowledge; confess; admit: He avowed himself an opponent of all alliances. [1150 1200; ME avowen < OF avoue(r) < L advocare. See ADVOCATE] * * * …   Universalium

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