Avow - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈvaʊ|  American pronunciation of the word avow
Brit.  |əˈvaʊ|  British pronunciation of the word avow

verb

- to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true (syn: affirm, assert, aver, swan, swear, verify)
- admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about (syn: avouch)

Examples

...avowed that the colonization of Mars in our lifetime is not only possible but probable...

...avowed their undying love for each other...

He avowed himself (to be) a socialist.

He avowed his commitment to Marxist ideals.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: avow
he/she/it: avows
present participle: avowing
past tense: avowed
past participle: avowed
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