Definition for asserted (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of assert
Examples from the Web for asserted
“I cannot reiterate enough that there is so much abuse that goes on in this place,” he asserted.
It also harkened back to Ada Lovelace, who asserted that machines would be able to do almost anything, except think on their own.
Land, he asserted, should be owned by the public and government funded by rents.In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class|Joel Kotkin|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Persian frontier was the only firmly delineated border, asserted by mountains.
Think of the infamous August 1978 CIA assessment that asserted Iran was not in a revolutionary or pre-revolutionary state.Putin Was Right: This Internet Thing Really Was Created by the CIA|Eli Lake|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is asserted there that soda water was invented in Belfast.One Irish Summer|William Eleroy Curtis
Great indignation was expressed in parliament at this measure, and it was asserted that the dogs tore the natives in pieces.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
His sense of humor, always close to the surface, asserted itself.Lightnin'|Frank Bacon
"You went to his rooms that afternoon," Walter asserted point blank.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
Chickum asserted that he had seen the hired girl mix a little salt in the dough.The Cassowary|Stanley Waterloo
British Dictionary definitions for asserted
Word Origin for assert
Word Origin and History for asserted
c.1600, "declare," from Latin assertus, past participle of asserere "claim, maintain, affirm" (see assertion). Related: Asserted; asserting. To assert oneself "stand up for one's rights" is recorded from 1879.