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

 de·clare /dɪˈklær, ˈklɛr/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·clare v. t. [imp. & p. p. Declared p. pr. & vb. n. Declaring.]
 1. To make clear; to free from obscurity. [Obs.] “To declare this a little.”
 2. To make known by language; to communicate or manifest explicitly and plainly in any way; to exhibit; to publish; to proclaim; to announce.
 This day I have begot whom I declare
 My only Son.   --Milton.
    The heavens declare the glory of God.   --Ps. xix. 1.
 3. To make declaration of; to assert; to affirm; to set forth; to avow; as, he declares the story to be false.
    I the Lord . . . declare things that are right.   --Isa. xlv. 19.
 4. Com. To make full statement of, as goods, etc., for the purpose of paying taxes, duties, etc.
 To declare off, to recede from an agreement, undertaking, contract, etc.; to renounce.
 To declare one's self, to avow one's opinion; to show openly what one thinks, or which side he espouses.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·clare, v. i.
 1. To make a declaration, or an open and explicit avowal; to proclaim one's self; -- often with for or against; as, victory declares against the allies.
 Like fawning courtiers, for success they wait,
 And then come smiling, and declare for fate.   --Dryden.
 2. Law To state the plaintiff's cause of action at law in a legal form; as, the plaintiff declares in trespass.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he
           needed more money to carry out the task he was charged
      2: announce publicly or officially; "The President declared
         war" [syn: announce]
      3: state firmly; "He declared that he was innocent"
      4: declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held
         that the defendant was innocent" [syn: adjudge, hold]
      5: authorize payments of; "declare dividends"
      6: designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a
      7: make a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs
         official; "Do you have anything to declare?"
      8: proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against;
         "His wife declared at once for moving to the West Coast"