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aver

a·ver

aver

 
pronunciation:
vuhr
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: averred, averring, avers
definition: to assert to be true; affirm.
He averred that he was the owner of the gun.
synonyms:
affirm, assert, avouch, contend, declare, maintain, opine, say, state
antonyms:
deny
similar words:
allege, argue, asseverate, claim, hold, insist, plead, predicate, profess, pronounce, protest, submit
Word Parts
The word aver contains the following part:
ver Latin root that means truth