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Assert Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"
  • to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
  • state categorically
  • insist on having one''s opinions and rights recognized; "Women should assert themselves more!"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Assert'

  • Assertion: Assertion or assert may refer to: Assertion (software development), a computer programming technique assert.h, a header file in the standard library
  • Assert.h: assert.h is a header file in the standard library of the C programming language that defines the C preprocessor macro assert(). The macro implements an
  • Assert (horse): Assert (17 April 1979 – 1995) was an Irish Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. As a two-year-old he was beaten by Golden Fleece on his debut but went on to

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'Assert' example sentence in quotations

* To know oneself, one should assert oneself. - Albert Camus

* There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself. - Hermann Hesse

* First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. - Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Assert Sample Sentences in News

  • Baguio asserts rent share
    THE Baguio City Government will assert its rights over Camp John Hay in any way possible. Mayor Mauricio Domogan said in his weekly press forum despite the decision of the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center Inc. which does not have anything in favor of the city government, it will find a way to assert its rights pursuant to the 19 conditionalities of Resolution Read more on this news related to 'Assert'
  • GOP leaders struggle to assert control in Congress
    WASHINGTON — Two months into full Republican control of Congress, GOP leaders are struggling to demonstrate they really are in charge. Read more on this news related to 'Assert'
  • China defends its South China Sea activities as restrained
    BEIJING (AP) — China defended its activities in the South China Sea as restrained and responsible Friday after the U.S. intelligence chief called its expansion of outposts in the region an "aggressive" effort to assert sovereignty. Read more on this news related to 'Assert'

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