Declare

Verb

  • (intransitive) To make a declaration.
  • (transitive) To announce something formally or officially.

    "declare bankruptcy"

  • (intransitive, politics) For a constituency in an election to officially announce the result

    "Houghton and Sunderland South was the first constituency to declare in the 2015 general election."

  • (transitive) To make outstanding debts, e.g. taxes, payable.
  • (obsolete, transitive) To make clear, explain, interpret.
  • (intransitive, cricket) For the captain of the batting side to announce the innings complete even though all batsmen have not been dismissed.
  • (transitive) To announce something formally or officially.

    "(cricket) declare (an innings) closed"

  • (transitive) To inform government customs or taxation officials of goods one is importing or of income, expenses, or other circumstances affecting one's taxes.
  • (transitive) To announce one’s support, choice, opinion, etc.

    "He declared him innocent."

  • (transitive) To announce something formally or officially.

    "declare victory"

  • (transitive) To affirm or state something emphatically.
  • (transitive, computing) To explicitly include (a variable) as part of a list of variables, often providing some information about the data it is expected to contain.

    "The counter "i" was declared as an integer."

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