- a formal statement presenting the plaintiff's claim in an action.
- a complaint.
- a statement, especially by a witness.
- a statement made to an official.
- Bridge.a bid, especially the successful bid.
- the statement during the game of the points earned by a player, in bezique or other games.
Origin of declaration
Synonyms for declaration
Related Words for declarationenunciation, saying, bomb, disclosure, communication, profession, pitch, spiel, announcement, story, acknowledgment, promulgation, revelation, admission, exposition, avowal, answer, presentation, notice, statement
Examples from the Web for declaration
Contemporary Examples of declaration
A declaration of candidacy signed by Cuomo was in the trunk of his car.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82
January 2, 2015
Thanks to that meddling Franklin and the other editors, Jefferson thought his Declaration had been “mangled.”Forget the Resolutions; Try a Few Declarations
January 1, 2015
The tone of the declaration is radically different from “A few sentences.”
The declaration adopted by the meeting was a bold step, but it did not a revolution make.
The declaration of war against ISIS, then, would seem to be a logical next step.Rand Paul Declares War on ISIS—and Allows Boots on the Ground
November 24, 2014
Historical Examples of declaration
It was matured and continued by the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
In 1826, the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, they both died.
And how was this to be done, after such a declaration from both my uncles?Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
Mr. Mayor was therefore informed that the declaration would not be read.Yorkshire Painted And Described
The declaration, simple as it was, aroused the official to new indignation.Within the Law
mid-14c., "action of stating," from Old French declaration, from Latin declarationem (nominative declaratio), noun of action from past participle stem of declarare (see declare). Meaning "proclamation, public statement" is from 1650s. Declaration of independence is recorded from 1776 (the one by the British American colonies seems to be the first so called; though the phrase is not in the document itself, it was titled that from the first in the press).