declare
de·clare vt de·clared, de·clar·ing
1: to make known formally, officially, or explicitly
declaring who shall then act as PresidentU.S. Constitution amend. XX
2 a: to make a full statement of (one's taxable property)
didn't declare some of his income
b: to state the value of (one's taxable or dutiable property)
declared the diamond earrings
3: to make payable
declare dividends
de·clar·er n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

declare
I 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, proclaim, profess, profiteri, pronounce, put forward, reveal, say, set forth, state, tell, utter associated concepts: declare a nullity, declare insolvent, declare null and void II index adduce, admit (concede), allege, annunciate, assert, attest, avouch (avow), avow, bare, bear (adduce), betray (disclose), claim (maintain), comment, communicate, conclude (decide), confess, contend (maintain), convey (communicate), designate, determine, disclose, enact, enunciate, express, inform (betray), issue (publish), manifest, notify, observe (remark), pass (determine), phrase, pose (propound), posit, proclaim, profess (avow), promise (vow), promulgate, pronounce (speak), propose, publish, purport, relate (tell), remark, report (disclose), reveal, rule (decide), signify (inform), speak, swear, testify, utter, verify (swear), vouch

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


declare
v.
(1) To announce something formally, such as war; to make a pronouncement about the state of something, such as naming something a fire hazard.
(2) In taxation, to admit to having received income; when going through customs upon entering a country, to admit to possessing goods on which duty is owed.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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