assert


assert
01. You shouldn't let people push you around so much. You really need to [assert] yourself a bit more.
02. [Assertive] people can sometimes be seen as overly aggressive.
03. Despite her repeated [assertions] that she was innocent, everyone was sure she was guilty.
04. The company president [asserted] his power in making the final decision.
05. The people of Quebec have [asserted] their right to determine their own future.
06. He's not very [assertive], so people really take advantage of him.
07. Albert Camus once wrote that to know oneself, one should [assert] oneself. Psychology is action, not thinking about oneself.
08. The criminal continued to [assert] his innocence right up until his execution.
09. The suspect's [assertion] of innocence was not accepted by the jury.
10. Some of my Asian students find North American women quite [assertive], and sometimes even a little intimidating.
11. As communism collapsed in Eastern Europe, the republics and provinces of Yugoslavia began to [reassert] their individual identities.
12. During the reign of Henry VIII, the church in England [asserted] its independence from the Roman Catholic Church.
13. You really should [assert] yourself more in the meetings. You have great ideas, but people don't always listen to you.
14. The President [asserted] his authority by vetoing the legislation.

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  • Assert — As*sert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Asserted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Asserting}.] [L. assertus, p. p. of asserere to join or fasten to one s self, claim, maintain; ad + serere to join or bind together. See {Series}.] 1. To affirm; to declare with assurance …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assert.h — is a header file in the standard library of the C programming language that defines the C preprocessor macro assert(). The macro implements an assertion, which can be used to verify assumptions made by the program.The assert() macro inserts… …   Wikipedia

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  • assert — 1 Assert, declare, profess, affirm, aver, protest, avouch, avow, predicate, warrant agree in meaning to state positively usually either in anticipation of denial or objection or in the face of it. Assert implies absence of proof: it usually… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • assert — [ə sʉrt′] vt. [< L assertus, pp. of asserere, to join to, claim < ad , to + serere, join: see SERIES] 1. to state positively; declare; affirm 2. to maintain or defend (rights, claims, etc.) assert oneself to insist on one s rights, or on… …   English World dictionary

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  • assert — c.1600, declare, from L. assertus, pp. of asserere claim, maintain, affirm (see ASSERTION (Cf. assertion)). Related: Asserted; asserting. To assert oneself stand up for one s rights is recorded from 1879 …   Etymology dictionary

  • assert — ► VERB 1) state (a fact or belief) confidently and forcefully. 2) cause others to recognize (something) by confident and forceful behaviour. 3) (assert oneself) be confident and forceful. ORIGIN Latin asserere claim, affirm …   English terms dictionary

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