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declare

verb advance, affirm, announce, assert, asseverate, assure, aver, avow, bruit, claim, come out, communicate, contend, declarare, disclose, divulge, enounce, enunciate, herald, inform, maintain, make a declaration, make a statement, make known, praedicare, predicate, profess, profiteri, pronounce, put forward, reveal, say, set forth, state, tell, utter
Associated concepts: declare a nullity, declare insolvent, deelare null and void
See also: adduce, admit, allege, annunciate, assert, attest, avouch, avow, bare, bear, betray, claim, comment, communicate, concede, conclude, confess, contend, convey, decide, designate, determine, disclose, enact, enunciate, express, inform, issue, maintain, manifest, notify, observe, pass, phrase, pose, posit, proclaim, profess, promise, promulgate, pronounce, propose, propound, publish, purport, relate, remark, report, reveal, rule, signify, speak, swear, tell, testify, utter, verify, vouch, vow

TO DECLARE. To make known or publish. By tho constitution of the United States, congress have power to declare war. In this sense the word, declare, signifies, not merely to make it known that war exists, but also to make war and to carry it on. 4 Dall. 37; 1 Story, Const. Sec. 428; Rawle on the Const. 109. In pleading, to declare, is the act of filing a declaration.

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If I have to declare martial law, I will declare it, not because of invasion, insurrection, I will declare martial law to preserve my nation, period,' he said.
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Gerry never expected to hear in a republic a motion to empower the Executive alone to declare war.
Once we have 270 electoral votes, we can declare a winner.