assert (asserts, present participle asserting; past and past participle asserted)
- To declare with assurance or plainly and strongly; to state positively.
- He would often assert that there was life on other planets.
- To use or exercise and thereby prove the existence of.
- to assert one's authority
- Salman Rushdie has asserted his right to be identified as the author of this work.
- To maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures; to vindicate a claim or title to
- to assert our rights and liberties
- (programming) To specify that a condition or expression is true at a certain point in the code.
- (electronics) To set a signal on a line using a voltage or electric current.
- French: affirmer
- German: versichern, zusichern
- Italian: asserire
- Portuguese: afirmar, assertar
- Russian: утвержда́ть
- Spanish: asegurar, afirmar, aseverar
- French: asseoir
- German: beteuern
- Portuguese: assegurar
- Russian: отста́ивать
- Spanish: sostener, reafirmar
assert (plural asserts)
- (computer science) an assertion; a section of source code which tests whether an expected condition is true.