[ uh-sur-tuh-ree ]
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  1. stated positively; affirmative: an assertory proposition.

Origin of assertory

First recorded in1610–20; assert + -ory1

Other words from assertory

  • as·ser·to·ri·ly, adverb

Words Nearby assertory Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use assertory in a sentence

  • An oath is either assertory or promissory: if it be an oath of the promissory kind, it is called a vow.

    Not Paul, But Jesus | Jeremy Bentham