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Definition of Assert

Assert

  1. To affirm; to declare with assurance, or plainly and strongly; to state positively; to aver; to asseverate.
  2. To maintain; to defend.
  3. To maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures; to vindicate a claim or title to; as, to assert our rights and liberties.

Assert Quotations

Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
Cecil Beaton

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
Charles Darwin

There's no reality except the one contained within us. That's why so many people live an unreal life. They take images outside them for reality and never allow the world within them to assert itself.
Hermann Hesse

To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
Albert Camus

A simple rule in dealing with those who are hard to get along with is to remember that this person is striving to assert his superiority; and you must deal with him from that point of view.
Alfred Adler
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Assert Translations

assert in Dutch is beweren, verzekeren
assert in French is affirmer, affirment, faire valoir, affirmons
assert in German is behaupten, behaupte, behaupten
assert in Italian is affermare, far valere
assert in Norwegian is hevde
assert in Portuguese is afirme
assert in Spanish is opinar
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