make a statement
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make a statementverb affirm, allege, argue, assert positively, asseverate, attest, authenticate, aver, avouch, avow, bear, certify, claim, confirm, contend, converse, explain, express, formulate, maintain, present, profess, pronounce, propose, purport, report, speak, state, validate, verify, warrant
Associated concepts: closing statement, statement to the jury
See also: adduce, avow, bear, claim, contend, converse, declare, express, maintain, profess, speak