assert

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: əˈsəːt
  • (US) IPA: əˈsərt
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: as‧sert

Verb[change]

Plain form
assert

Third-person singular
asserts

Past tense
asserted

Past participle
asserted

Present participle
asserting

  1. (transitive) When someone asserts something, they say it with confidence.
    He asserted that he was innocent in the Chi Omega Murders.