Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb aver

2 senses of aver

Sense 1
allege, aver, say -- (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")
       => assert, asseverate, maintain -- (state categorically)

Sense 2
affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear -- (to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent")
       => declare -- (state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with")

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