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Synonyms for assert

assert yourself

Synonyms

  • be forceful
  • put your foot down
  • put yourself forward
  • make your presence felt
  • exert your influence

Synonyms for assert

to put into words positively and with conviction

to defend, maintain, or insist on the recognition of (one's rights, for example)

Synonyms for assert

to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized

assert to be true

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Last year Wildmon stumbled upon what he believes is a can't-miss idea: States and local school boards, he asserts, should pass laws requiring public schools to post signs reading, "In God We Trust.
In the meantime, debate over the advice about incest purveyed by self-help books cointributes to a "terrible polarization" among mental health professionals regarding sexual abuse and its consequences, Carol Tavris asserts.
patient in the ASSERT study at Naples Community Hospital in Naples, Florida, and Seong-Wook Han, M.
Severe personality disorders, including borderline and antisocial disorders, occur most frequently and involve complex underlying problems that elude trait questionnaires, Gunderson asserts.
Consequently, the IRS now will assert the Flora principle in Sec.
There is concern that the IRS may assert that back pay awarded in any employment discrimination dispute is taxable.
But many such systems have shortcomings, a new National Research Council report asserts (SN: 10/1/94, p.
He admits favoring theocracy but asserts that an officially "Christian" government is the best vehicle to protect everyone's rights.
Jon Carter, Systems Manager at DE&S QS&EP: The roll-out of ASSERT across DE&S presents a great opportunity in terms of delivering Safety and Environmental performance reporting efficiencies to the organisation.
Age differences between partners also contribute to power disparity and young people's inability to assert their sexual rights.
However, it requires a leap of faith--which, so far, only Machtan has been willing to make--to take the next step and assert that Hitler was obviously a practicing homosexual.
The dominant analogy, if not the controlling principle, is probably long-arm jurisdiction: circumstances where one state can assert judicial authority over someone operating in another state.
There are groups who engage in "retroapocalypse," usually conservative Christian literalists who assert that John's Revelation speaks immediately to our time.
In suits brought against an officer under Title 42 United States Code, Section 1983, alleging the officer's use of force violated the Constitution, the plaintiff will frequently assert that the officer's violation of the department's policy is evidence of the constitutional violation.
This, then, is Lerner's starting point: How did women overcome these patriarchal metaphors, break out of "the cage of restraints," and assert their equality?