Aver meaning

ə-vûr
(law) To assert formally as a fact.
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To affirm positively; declare.
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To declare to be true; state positively; affirm.
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The definition of aver is to declare or affirm something to be true with a strong sense of confidence.

An example of aver is to firmly and assertively state that you are not guilty.

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(law) To state or declare formally; assert; allege.
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To formally assert as a fact, such as in a pleading; to allege.
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To assert the truth of, to affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive manner.
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(law) To prove or justify a plea.
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(dialectal) A work-horse, working ox, or other beast of burden.
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Origin of aver

  • Middle English averren from Old French averer from Vulgar Latin advērāre Latin ad- ad- Latin vērus true wērə-o- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French aveir (French avoir), substantive use of the verb, from Latin habēre, present active infinitive of habeō (“I have, hold, keep”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From French avérer, from Late Latin *advērāre, from ad + vērus (“true”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Related to Late Latin averia (“cattle”).

    From Wiktionary