Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to declaration: Declaration of Independence, Declaration of the Rights of Man
  • noun

Synonyms for declaration

Synonyms for declaration

Synonyms for declaration

(law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction

a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties

Related Words

(contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make

a formal public statement

a formal expression by a meeting

References in classic literature ?
There was thus no congeniality of principle between the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation.
not from the whole people of the whole Union--not from the Declaration of Independence--not from the people of the State itself.
In the Declaration of Independence, the enacting and constituent party dispensing and delegating sovereign power is the whole people of the United Colonies.
The good aunt had long anxiously wished for just such a declaration as had been made to her niece, and it was one of the last of her apprehensions that it would not have been favourably received.
to remark that you was so good on that occasion as to repel and repudiate that declaration.
must be in the tubes-- er--you wouldn't perhaps be offended if I was to mention--not that it's necessary, for your own good sense or any person's sense must show 'em that--if I was to mention that such declaration on my part was final, and there terminated?
Though the declaration of my love urged and trembled on my tongue a thousand times, I knew that it was no time for such a declaration.
She remembered how she had told her husband of what was almost a declaration made her at Petersburg by a young man, one of her husband's subordinates, and how Alexey Alexandrovitch had answered that every woman living in the world was exposed to such incidents, but that he had the fullest confidence in her tact, and could never lower her and himself by jealousy.
If you won't take me before the magistrate, draw out a declaration of your innocence on paper, and I will sign it.
Godfrey pacified her by taking a sheet of paper, and drawing out the declaration.
He came back to my aunt and me, with his declaration of innocence in one hand, and with a box of matches in the other.
Notwithstanding the exclamations of regret and resentment, which followed so abasing a declaration, the chief took his seat, as if determined to speak no more.
His declaration was received in silence; and though several of the chiefs, who were in the counsels of Mahtoree, turned their eyes on their leader, none presumed to oppose so aged and so venerated a brave, in a resolution that was strictly in conformity to the usages of the nation.
Reproving the burst of admiration and triumph, to which the boldness of the declaration, and the freshened hopes of revenge had given rise, by turning his gleaming eye around the band, the veteran again addressed his adopted child, as if his purpose was not to be denied.
Now, at the expiration of four years, during which public declarations have been constantly called forth on every point and phase of the great contest which still absorbs the attention and engrosses the energies of the nation, little that is new could be presented.
Full browser ?