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declare

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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declarede‧clare /dɪˈkleə $ -ˈkler/ ●●○ W2 verb  1 state officially [transitive]SAY/STATE to state officially and publicly that a particular situation exists or that something is true A state of emergency has been declared.declare that The court declared that Brown’s case should be reviewed.declare somebody/something (to be) somebody/something Several countries wanted Antarctica to be declared a ‘world park’. The city was declared to be in a state of siege. I declare you man and wife.declare something illegal/invalid etc The war was declared illegal by the International Court of Justice. Mr Steel has been declared bankrupt (=it has been officially stated that he cannot pay his debts). We celebrate September 16, the day when Mexico declared independence from Spain (=officially stated that it was no longer ruled by Spain).see thesaurus at say2 state what you think [transitive]SAY/STATE to say publicly what you think or feel ‘It’s not fair, ’ Jane declared. He declared his intention to stand for president.declare that Carol held a press conference and declared that she was innocent.declare yourself (to be) something Edward declared himself angry and frustrated.3 declare war (on somebody/something)4 money/property etcMONEY/PROPERTY ETC [transitive] a) PETto state on an official government form how much money you have earned, what property you own etc All tips are counted as part of your earnings and must be declared. b) to tell a customs official that you are carrying goods on which you should pay tax when you enter a country5 declare an interest6 cricket [intransitive] to choose to end your team’s turn before all your players have batted declare against somebody/something declare for somebody/something
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declareShe should be declared a public nuisance and paved over for a parking lot.Severe flooding prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency Tuesday.What this means is that the candidate receiving more votes than any other candidate is declared elected.After nearly forty years' membership, the Communist party declared him a traitor.A state of emergency has been declared in Bangladesh.But and so 3 and 4 can be declared inactive.In the last century, mothers of illegitimate babies could be declared insane.All investment income must be declared on your 1040 tax form.Finally, the doctor declared that the man was dead.A majority of Republicans declared their support for the bill.In 1941 the US declared war on the Axis powers.declare thatApollo had declared that he was fated to kill his father.In its draft version the report declares that market forces alone will not ensure more efficient use of energy.Doctors declared that Maxwell died of natural causes.Successive governments have declared that science is intimately linked with national wealth.Kerry declared that she knew the Sharks would win.In response, supporters of the act declared that the exigencies of war dictated its promulgation.Single people have every reason to come forward and declare that they are entitled to a discount.Any suggestion that they might be the cause of problems is simply denied: it is declared that they could not be.declared ... intentionNow some of his players are saying it's time he came clean and declared his intentions.Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has declared its intention of buying up to 15 percent and is thought to be quietly picking up stock.It had begun the seventies with the declared intention of contributing 0.7 percent of the gross national product in official aid.Archaeology has as its declared intention the reconstruction of past societies and the understanding of processes of long term social change.It has also declared its intention to help develop new environmental industries.Kevin Welch has been appointed skipper because Richard Smith has declared his intention to retire.Clinton will accept the Democratic nomination for a second-term without ever having publicly declared his intention to seek re-election.On May 8 Martin Shikuku, interim secretary-general of the party, declared his intention to stand for the presidency.
From Longman Business Dictionarydeclarede‧clare /dɪˈkleə-ˈkler/ verb [transitive]1to make something known officially to the publicShares in the company, which declared a £216 million loss, fell 712p to 334p.Two dominant companies have declared major redundancy programmes in the course of restructuring.2declare an interestCOMMERCE to officially state that you are connected with something and that this might affect the decisions you make about itIf a director is involved in any way with the contractor, he or she is required to declare his interest at the meeting of the board.3declare somebody bankruptLAW to state officially that a person or company is unable to pay all their debtsThe consequences of being declared bankrupt would be harsh and severe.4declare bankruptcyCOMMERCELAW to state officially that you are unable to pay your debtsThe new law established a mechanism to declare bankruptcy.5declare an optionFINANCE to state whether or not you are accepting an OPTION that you hold6declare a dividendFINANCE when a company declares a DIVIDEND, it says that it will pay a dividend to its shareholdersBefore declaring a dividend, the trustee must give notice of his intention to do so to all creditors.7TAXto make an official statement saying how much money you have earned, what property you own etcA lot of childcare is in the black economy, with carers not declaring their cash payments.Rent received from the property must be declared for tax.8to formally say that something is done, open, closed etcI now declare this factory open.Anything else? No? Then I declare the meeting closed.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
declare
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydeclare
he, she, itdeclares
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydeclared
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave declared
he, she, ithas declared
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad declared
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill declare
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have declared
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam declaring
he, she, itis declaring
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you, we, theyare declaring
Past
I, he, she, itwas declaring
you, we, theywere declaring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been declaring
he, she, ithas been declaring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been declaring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be declaring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been declaring
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