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4 definitions found
 for Aver
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aver \A"ver\ ([=a]"v[~e]r), n. [OF. aver domestic animal, whence
     LL. averia, pl. cattle. See Habit, and cf. Average.]
     A work horse, or working ox. [Obs. or Dial. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aver \A*ver"\ ([.a]*v[~e]r"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Averred
     ([.a]*v[~e]rd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Averring.] [F. av['e]rer,
     LL. adverare, averare; L. ad + versus true. See Verity.]
     1. To assert, or prove, the truth of. [Obs.]
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     2. (Law) To avouch or verify; to offer to verify; to prove or
        justify. See Averment.
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     3. To affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive
        manner, as in confidence of asserting the truth.
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              It is sufficient that the very fact hath its
              foundation in truth, as I do seriously aver is the
              case.                                 --Fielding.
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              Then all averred I had killed the bird. --Coleridge.
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     Syn: To assert; affirm; asseverate. See Affirm.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  aver
      v 1: report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a
           crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war";
           "The registrar says that I owe the school money" [syn:
           allege, aver, say]
      2: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before
         God I swear I am innocent" [syn: affirm, verify,
         assert, avow, aver, swan, swear]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  56 Moby Thesaurus words for "aver":
     acknowledge, affirm, allege, announce, annunciate, argue, assert,
     assever, asseverate, attest, avouch, avow, bear witness, certify,
     contend, declare, defend, depone, depose, disclose, enunciate,
     express, give evidence, have, hold, insist, issue a manifesto,
     justify, lay down, maintain, manifesto, nuncupate, predicate,
     proclaim, profess, pronounce, protest, put, put it, quote, recite,
     relate, say, set down, speak, speak out, speak up, stand for,
     stand on, state, submit, swear, testify, vouch, warrant, witness
  
  

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