verb (used with object), a·verred, a·ver·ring.
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OTHER WORDS FROM avermis·a·ver, verb (used with object), mis·a·verred, mis·a·ver·ring.pre·a·ver, verb (used with object), pre·a·verred, pre·a·ver·ring.un·a·verred, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for aver
I think he is under a mistake in averring that there is any severity in the sheath spur.Ladies on Horseback|Nannie Lambert
Which 'Tom' denied; averring that he should always be equally proud of it, under all circumstances.David Copperfield|Charles Dickens
He begged to be excused from answering, averring that he had ever been an ill judge of women's ages.The Red Tavern|Charles Raymond Macauley
He objected, averring that it was understood between them that the captain was to pay for the instrument.Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made|James D. McCabe, Jr.
So the deacons addressed themselves once more to the congregation, averring that some of the young men were holding back.The Soul of John Brown|Stephen Graham