Definition of aver in English:
verb (avers, averring, averred)[reporting verb] formal
1State or assert to be the case: [with clause]: he averred that he was innocent of the allegations [with direct speech]: “You’re the most beautiful girl in the world,” he averred
More example sentences
- ‘I guess these sorts of things happen in every field but since this is a glamour field, they are highlighted more,’ she avers.
- In his prologue he avers that the international community faces a period that is ‘uncertain and politically unstable’.
- ‘When I went to the US and the UK for training, I visited hospitals, schools, police stations and other organisations to study their management methods,’ he avers.
1.1 [with object] Law Allege as a fact in support of a plea.
- You may well have to aver that fact in your information.
- It is averred that the First Plaintiff voluntarily offered to provide the measurements in the knowledge that the banner was for use at a charity event.
- The defendant will aver that there is no partnership agreement between the claimant and the defendant made either orally or in writing.
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