avowed

  • 1 avowed — avowed; un·avowed; …

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  • 2 avowed — [ə voud′] adj. openly declared or frankly acknowledged [her avowed purpose] avowedly [ə vou′id lē] adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Avowed — A*vowed , a. Openly acknowledged or declared; admitted. {A*vow ed*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 avowed — index agreed (promised), alleged, manifest, ostensible, putative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 avowed — [[t]əva͟ʊd[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n If you are an avowed supporter or opponent of something, you have declared that you support it or oppose it. [FORMAL] She is an avowed vegetarian. Derived words: avowedly [[t]əva͟ʊɪdli[/t]] ADV usu ADV adj/ ed He… …

    English dictionary

  • 6 Avowed — Avow A*vow , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Avowed} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Avowing}.] [F. avouver, fr. L. advocare to call to (whence the meanings, to call upon as superior; recognize as lord, own, confess); ad + vocare to call. See {Advocate}, {Avouch}.] 1 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 avowed — avowedly /euh vow id lee/, adv. avowedness, n. /euh vowd /, adj. acknowledged; declared: an avowed enemy. [1300 50; ME; see AVOW, ED2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 avowed — adjective a) openly acknowledged His first avowed intent, to be a pilgrim Who would true valour see b) positively stated See Also: avowable …

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  • 9 avowed — adj. Avowed is used with these nouns: ↑aim, ↑atheist …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 avowed — a|vowed [əˈvaud] adj [only before noun] admitted or said publicly ▪ an avowed atheist …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 avowed — a|vowed [ ə vaud ] adjective publicly claimed or promised: an avowed aim/intention ╾ a|vow|ed|ly [ ə vauədli ] adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 avowed — adjective (only before noun) admitted or said publicly: an avowed atheist …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 avowed — UK [əˈvaʊd] / US adjective publicly claimed or promised an avowed aim/intention Derived word: avowedly UK [əˈvaʊɪdlɪ] / US [əˈvaʊədlɪ] adverb …

    English dictionary

  • 14 avowed — a•vowed [[t]əˈvaʊd[/t]] adj. cvb acknowledged; declared: an avowed enemy[/ex] • Etymology: 1300–50 a•vow•ed•ly əˈvaʊ ɪd li adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 avowed — /əˈvaʊd/ (say uh vowd) adjective acknowledged; declared: an avowed enemy. –avowedly /əˈvaʊədli/ (say uh vowuhdlee), adverb –avowedness /əˈvaʊədnəs/ (say uh vowuhdnuhs), noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 avowed — avow ► VERB ▪ assert or confess openly. DERIVATIVES avowal noun avowed adjective. ORIGIN Old French avouer acknowledge , from Latin advocare summon in defence …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 avowed — adjective openly declared as such (Freq. 1) an avowed enemy her professed love of everything about that country McKinley was assassinated by a professed anarchist • Syn: ↑professed • Similar to: ↑declared …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 avowed — Synonyms and related words: accepted, acknowledged, admitted, affirmed, alleged, allowed, announced, approved, asserted, asseverated, attested, authenticated, averred, avouched, certified, claimed, conceded, confessed, confirmed, countersigned,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 avowed — a·vowed || É™ vaÊŠd adj. sworn, confirmed, declared (enemy, etc.) a·vow || É™ vaÊŠ v. declare; acknowledge; confess …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 avowed — adj. acknowledged, avouched, attested, certified, testified, deposed; divulged, disclosed, exposed; confessed, admitted, owned; declared, asseverated, averred, affirmed, alleged …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder