- declaratory judgment,
- declare war on,
Origin of declared
verb (used with object), de·clared, de·clar·ing.
verb (used without object), de·clared, de·clar·ing.
Origin of declare
Examples from the Web for declared
Already, 10 Republicans have declared they will vote for an alternative candidate and more seemed poised to join.
After some animated debate at the conference, Lelaie declared, with some frustration, “If you push on the stick, you will fly.”Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I was declared innocent, and they said I should pay $104,000.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He declared that Western women are sexually promiscuous in a manner not even found in the natural world.50 Shades of Iran: The Mullahs’ Kinky Fantasies about Sex in the West|IranWire, Shima Sharabi|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Major General Jean Kahwaji of the Lebanese armed forces recently declared an “open-ended war” with the militants.
“And I think I got my rice deposited as well452 as some of the rest of you girls,” declared Alexia airily.Five Little Peppers at School|Margaret Sidney
His sincere purpose was, he declared, “to recommend goodness and innocence,” and his obvious aversions are vanity and hypocrisy.
“Nor I,” declared Bentley, with no need of assuming a part to say it.Claim Number One|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
A later order, in May, declared that the ordinances would be considered in force until revoked by himself.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama|Walter L. Fleming
Putnik, the revered old strategist, declared that he could do no more.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1|Henry Baerlein
verb (mainly tr)
- to display (a card or series of ards) on the table so as to add to one's score
- to decide (the trump suit) by making the final bid
Word Origin for declare
early 14c., from Old French declarer "explain, elucidate," or directly from Latin declarare "make clear, reveal, disclose, announce," from de- intensive prefix (see de-) + clarare "clarify," from clarus "clear" (see clear (adj.)). Related: Declared; declaring.