publicly avowed or professed; self-confessed: a declared liberal.

Origin of declared

First recorded in 1645–55; declare + -ed2
Related formsde·clar·ed·ly [dih-klair-id-lee] /dɪˈklɛər ɪd li/, adverbun·de·clared, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for undeclared

Contemporary Examples of undeclared

Historical Examples of undeclared

  • The charge brought against her was that she had an undeclared cargo on board.


    Arthur D. Hall

  • So the stranger of undeclared intentions was set down to a mighty feast.

  • Dora's plighted lover honestly thought Dora's undeclared lover the cleverest and most delightful of men.

    The Man Between

    Amelia E. Barr

  • She knew now that Mrs. Deline disliked her and that they had launched an undeclared war.

    Voice from the Cave

    Mildred A. Wirt

  • But however crazy I may have been as an undeclared suitor, I am going to be much worse now.

    The Woman in Black

    Edmund Clerihew Bentley

British Dictionary definitions for undeclared



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