Definitions for: Aver

[v] to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
[v] report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"

Webster (1913) Definition: A"ver ([=a]"v[~e]r), n. [OF. aver domestic animal, whence
LL. averia, pl. cattle. See Habit, and cf. Average.]
A work horse, or working ox. [Obs. or Dial. Eng.]

A*ver" ([.a]*v[~e]r"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Averred
([.a]*v[~e]rd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Averring.] [F. av['e]rer,
LL. adverare, averare; L. ad + versus true. See Verity.]
1. To assert, or prove, the truth of. [Obs.]

2. (Law) To avouch or verify; to offer to verify; to prove or
justify. See Averment.

3. To affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive
manner, as in confidence of asserting the truth.

It is sufficient that the very fact hath its
foundation in truth, as I do seriously aver is the
case. --Fielding.

Then all averred I had killed the bird. --Coleridge.

Syn: To assert; affirm; asseverate. See Affirm.

Synonyms: affirm, allege, assert, avow, say, swan, swear, verify

See Also: asseverate, assure, attest, claim, declare, hold, maintain, plead, protest, take, tell

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