- to assert or affirm with confidence; declare in a positive or peremptory manner.
- Law. to allege as a fact.
Origin of aver
Related Words for averringcontend, claim, predicate, affirm, verify, avouch, prove, insist, proclaim, assert, state, swear, emphasize, declare, justify
Examples from the Web for averring
Historical Examples of averring
This he at first declined to do, averring that it was impossible to be elected.The Life Of Abraham Lincoln
Ward H. Lamon
Averring that, in satisfaction of all tithes the customary annual sum of 20s.The Church of Grasmere
Mary L. Armitt
All agree in averring that the souls of men, after death, pass into other bodies.Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore
I think he is under a mistake in averring that there is any severity in the sheath spur.Ladies on Horseback
What if they did unite, afterward, in averring that the break had been planned by Winwood?The Jacket (The Star-Rover)
- to state positively; assert
- law to allege as a fact or prove to be true