verb (used with object)
Origin of assert
Examples from the Web for reassert
Now, 25 years later, the world is looking again at Eastern Europe as Russia begins to reassert itself.How The Cold War Endgame Played Out In The Rubble Of The Berlin Wall|William O’Connor|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Democratic Party needs to reassert these beliefs—and put action behind them—to win the future.Obama’s New Emissions Rules Will Yank the Climate Change Debate Back Into Reality|Sally Kohn|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Can the U.S. reassert its role in Asia without irking Beijing?
Occasionally she would solicit women in attempt to reassert her power in the relationship.
“Congressional Democrats are going to have to reassert themselves,” Kucinich said.
Nature has a wonderful recuperative power, and will reassert herself provided you allow her to do so.Chats on Angling|H. V. Hart-Davis
The time had arrived for Asia to reassert some of her old warlike might.Problems of the Pacific|Frank Fox
But just because her husband was so unworldly, so unpractical, Charlotte's own more everyday nature began to reassert itself.How It All Came Round|L. T. Meade
He would not own a defeat so readily, certainly not before he made a final struggle to reassert the dignity of his position.The Tangled Skein|Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
He now attempted to reassert his rights of suzerain in upper Italy without delay.
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Word Origin for assert
Word Origin and History for reassert
c.1600, "declare," from Latin assertus, past participle of asserere "claim, maintain, affirm" (see assertion). Related: Asserted; asserting. To assert oneself "stand up for one's rights" is recorded from 1879.