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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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Actor and auctor, compiler and assertor, scriptor and recitor, these are all roles that begin to coalesce through the ingenious and imaginative inventiveness of the vernacular poet.
In addition, one committed to C assertorically gives others the prerogative to accept or assert C as well, deferring to the original assertor for justification of C.
Si de servitio gravi queruntur, Assertor venias, satisque proestes; Et, cum se dominum vocabit ille, Dicas esse meos, manuque missos.
11: 'Epicurus voluptatis assertor omnes libros suos replevit holeribus et pomis, et vilibus cibis dicit esse vivendum .
tu litteras distulisti, quarum quodammodo iam sepultarum suscitator, fautor, assertor concelebraris, teque per Gallias uno magistro sub hac tempestate bellorum Latina tenuerunt ora porrtum, cum pertulerint arma naufragium.
James Wilson could call Locke, "one of the most able, most sincere, and most amiable assertors of Christianity and true philosophy.
Studying the arts in youth, `until a more perfect age and a soul stronger in understanding may come to the heights of holy Scripture', arms the Church's mature doctors `on this side and that', so they may fight heresy as `indomitable defenders of the true faith and assertors of the truth in every way'.
16) She explicitly states that "there was too much of the pure womanly character in [Opie], to suffer her ever to sympathize with the assertors of |woman's rights,' (so called)" (p.