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synonyms for assertion

  • affirmation
  • allegation
  • contention
  • insistence
  • pronouncement
  • attestation
  • avowal
  • defense
  • maintenance
  • mouthful
  • okay
  • predication
  • profession
  • report
  • vindication
  • asservation
  • say so
  • stamp of approval
  • stressing
  • two cents' worth
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antonyms for assertion

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  • desertion
  • quiet
  • silence
  • denial
  • rejection
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How to use assertion in a sentence

This is an implausible assertion and would have meant BarrierFree went from serving zero people to nearly 20 percent of the US population in just six months.
AJIT PAI TOUTED FALSE BROADBAND DATA DESPITE CLEAR SIGNS IT WASN’T ACCURATEJON BRODKINSEPTEMBER 4, 2020ARS TECHNICA
The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast crew discusses why there is not yet evidence to back up these assertions.
POLITICS PODCAST: WE DON’T KNOW YET WHETHER UNREST IN KENOSHA AND PORTLAND WILL HELP TRUMPGALEN DRUKEAUGUST 31, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
After her former employer faxed paperwork that showed her last day of work, the agency asked for a notarized form confirming her assertion that she was unemployed.
SHE WAS SUED OVER RENT SHE DIDN’T OWE. IT TOOK SEVEN COURT DATES TO PROVE SHE WAS RIGHT.BY DANIELLE OHL, CAPITAL GAZETTE, AND TALIA BUFORD AND BEENA RAGHAVENDRAN, PROPUBLICAAUGUST 25, 2020PROPUBLICA
The disputed subpoenas have been met with “various unfounded and overbroad privilege assertions,” according to the court filing.
NEW YORK’S AG IS INVESTIGATING WHETHER TRUMP’S COMPANY FALSELY REPORTED ASSET VALUATIONS TO GET LOANSLEE CLIFFORDAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
Others made similar assertions, all of which were subsequently dismissed by virologists as baseless.
WHY SOUTH ASIA’S COVID-19 NUMBERS ARE SO LOW (FOR NOW)PUJA CHANGOIWALAJUNE 23, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
When the oath is given to confirm an assertion, it is sworn in confirmation of a covenant with God.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
A female yell issued from the alley as he came up, and Mrs Rampy suddenly appeared in a state of violent self-assertion.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
Should the alliance between the two professions be questioned, the following case will justify our assertion.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
When a man talks about "spiritual discernment," he makes a tacit assertion which ought not to be allowed to pass unchallenged.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
There is no ground for the assertion that a spiritual faculty exists apart from the reason.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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WORDS RELATED TO ASSERTION

  • acceptance
  • accession
  • acquiescence
  • admission
  • admitting
  • affirmation
  • allowance
  • allowing
  • assent
  • assertion
  • asservation
  • avowal
  • compliance
  • conceding
  • concession
  • concurrence
  • confession
  • confirmation
  • corroboration
  • declaration
  • profession
  • ratification
  • realization
  • recognition
  • yielding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.