avowal

  • 1 avowal — I noun acknowledgment, adjurement, affirmance, affirmation, assertion, asseveration, attestation, authentication, averment, aveu, avouchment, avowance, confessio, confession, confirmation, contention, corroboration, declaration, endorsement,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Avowal — A*vow al, n. An open declaration; frank acknowledgment; as, an avowal of such principles. Hume. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 avowal — (n.) 1727, from AVOW (Cf. avow) + AL (Cf. al) (2) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 avowal — [n] acknowledgment admission, affirmation, announcement, assertion, confession, declaration, oath, proclamation, testimony; concepts 8,50,88 …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 avowal — [ə vou′əl] n. open acknowledgment or declaration …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 avowal — n. 1) to make an avowal 2) an avowal that + clause (she made a solemn avowal that she would never reveal the secret) * * * [ə vaʊəl] to make an avowal an avowal that + clause (she made a solemn avowal that she would never reveal the secret) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 7 avowal — UK [əˈvaʊəl] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms avowal : singular avowal plural avowals formal a public statement that you intend to do something or that something is true …

    English dictionary

  • 8 avowal — avow ► VERB ▪ assert or confess openly. DERIVATIVES avowal noun avowed adjective. ORIGIN Old French avouer acknowledge , from Latin advocare summon in defence …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 avowal — noun Date: circa 1686 an open declaration or acknowledgment …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 avowal — /euh vow euhl/, n. an open statement of affirmation; frank acknowledgment or admission. [1720 30; AVOW + AL2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 11 avowal — noun An open declaration of affirmation or admission of knowledge. Syn: averral, acknowledgement, testimony See Also: avow, avowed …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 avowal — Synonyms and related words: acceptance, acknowledgment, admission, affidavit, affirmance, affirmation, allegation, allowance, announcement, annunciation, appreciation, assertion, asseveration, attest, attestation, averment, avouchment,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 avowal — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. declaration, admission, acknowledgement, confession, profession, announcement, assertion, affirmation. ANT.: disavowal, denial II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of admitting to something: acknowledgment,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 avowal — a|vow|al [ ə vauəl ] noun count or uncount FORMAL a public statement that you intend to do something or that something is true …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 avowal — a·vow·al || É™ vaÊŠÉ™l n. admission; declaration …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 avowal — n. Acknowledgement, confession, declaration, profession …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 avowal — n affirmation, assertion, averment, asseveration; avouchment, assurance, guarantee, certification; protestation, proclamation, predication; deposition, testimony, attestation; vow, oath, pledge …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 18 avowal — avow·al …

    English syllables

  • 19 avowal — a•vow•al [[t]əˈvaʊ əl[/t]] n. an open statement of affirmation; frank acknowledgment or admission • Etymology: 1720–30 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 avowal — /əˈvaʊəl/ (say uh vowuhl) noun 1. frank acknowledgement or admission. 2. open declaration; assertion; affirmation …

    Australian English dictionary


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