declare against something


declare against something
deˌclare aˈgainst sb/sth derived
(BrE, formal) to say publicly that you do not support sb/sth
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  • declare against — de ˈclare against [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they declare against he/she/it declares against present participle declaring against past tense declared against …   Useful english dictionary

  • declare against — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms declare against : present tense I/you/we/they declare against he/she/it declares against present participle declaring against past tense declared against past participle declared against declare against… …   English dictionary

  • declare — de|clare W2 [dıˈkleə US ˈkler] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(state officially)¦ 2¦(state what you think)¦ 3 declare war (on somebody/something) 4¦(money/property etc)¦ 5 declare an interest 6¦(cricket)¦ Phrasal verbs  declare against somebody/something  declare… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • declare — de|clare [ dı kler ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to announce officially that something is true or happening: Australia declared its support for the agreement. I was in Germany when war was declared. A state of emergency has been declared in the area …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • declare — verb 1 STATE OFFICIALLY (T) to state officially and publicly that a particular situation exists or that something is true: declare that: The doctor finally declared that the man was dead. | declare sth (to be) sth: The government of New South… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • declare */*/*/ — UK [dɪˈkleə(r)] / US [dɪˈkler] verb [transitive] Word forms declare : present tense I/you/we/they declare he/she/it declares present participle declaring past tense declared past participle declared 1) to announce officially that something is… …   English dictionary

  • declare — de•clare [[t]dɪˈklɛər[/t]] v. clared, clar•ing 1) to make known; state clearly, esp. in explicit or formal terms 2) to announce officially; proclaim 3) to state emphatically 4) to reveal; indicate 5) to make due statement of (goods for duty,… …   From formal English to slang

  • declare — [dē kler′, dikler′] vt. declared, declaring [ME declaren < OFr declarer < L declarare < de , intens. + clarare, to make clear < clarus, CLEAR] 1. to make clearly known; state or announce openly, formally, etc. 2. to show or reveal 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • declare — declarable, adj. /di klair /, v., declared, declaring. v.t. 1. to make known or state clearly, esp. in explicit or formal terms: to declare one s position in a controversy. 2. to announce officially; proclaim: to declare a state of emergency; to… …   Universalium

  • declare — v. 1 tr. announce openly or formally (declare war; declare a dividend). 2 tr. pronounce (a person or thing) to be something (declared him to be an impostor; declared it invalid). 3 tr. (usu. foll. by that + clause) assert emphatically; state… …   Useful english dictionary