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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 aver /əˈvɝ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·ver n.  A work horse, or working ox. [Obs. or Dial. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·ver v. t. [imp. & p. p. Averred (ȧ*vẽrd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Averring.]
 1. To assert, or prove, the truth of. [Obs.]
 2. Law To avouch or verify; to offer to verify; to prove or justify. See Averment.
 3. To affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive manner, as in confidence of asserting the truth.
    It is sufficient that the very fact hath its foundation in truth, as I do seriously aver is the case.   --Fielding.
    Then all averred I had killed the bird.   --Coleridge.
 Syn: -- To assert; affirm; asseverate. See Affirm.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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, say]
      2: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before
         God I swear I am innocent" [syn: affirm, verify, assert,
          avow, swan, swear]
      [also: averring, averred]