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
Although di Giovanni had longed to be a mother, she was “not a very natural” one, she avers.
Most people would have termed this poetic rapture passing into lucidity, but our friend avers that it is the Enemy.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
I heard them both speak,' avers Mrs. Pratt, by way of settling the matter.Art in England|Dutton Cook
Crinagoras avers that even in life the initiate live secure, and in death are the happier.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1|Andrew Lang
In a few months she resolved to become a nun,--out of servile fear rather than love, as she avers.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII|John Lord
Peresilis, who wrote in the tenth century, avers that he grew up out of the ground where a priest had spilled holy water.The Devil's Dictionary|Ambrose Bierce