declarative sentence

In grammar, the kind of sentence that makes a statement or “declares” something: “He eats yogurt.”

Words Nearby declarative sentence

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How to use declarative sentence in a sentence

  • Each reason given in support of the issues and each subreason should be no more than a simple, complete, declarative sentence.

    Elements of Debating | Leverett S. Lyon
  • The topic must be given some definite expression in a declarative sentence before any real argument is possible.

    Public Speaking | Clarence Stratton
  • We call the first sentence a declarative sentence because it makes a declaration.

    Why We Punctuate | William Livingston Klein
  • A declarative sentence declares or asserts something as a fact.

  • The period, or full stop, marks the end of a declarative sentence.

    Punctuation | Frederick W. Hamilton