Definition of Reassert

1. Verb. Strengthen or make more firm. "They reassert that there was a traffic accident "; "The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"

Exact synonyms: Confirm
Specialized synonyms: Maintain, Uphold, Justify, Warrant, Verify, Corroborate, Validate, Reconfirm
Generic synonyms: Affirm
Derivative terms: Confirmation, Confirmation, Confirmatory, Reassertion

Definition of Reassert

1. v. t. To assert again or anew; to maintain after an omission to do so.

Definition of Reassert

1. Verb. assert again ¹

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Definition of Reassert

1. assert [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: assert

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reassert


Literary usage of Reassert

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton (1913)
"force of facts would reassert itself. Far from continuing to see Undine through her French friends' eyes she would probably invite them to view her ..."

2. Isis Unveiled: A Master Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1919)
"... fathom the mystery of life, they will have come to a dead stop, their instinct may reassert itself and take them across the hitherto fathomless abyss. ..."

3. A General History of Rome from the Foundation of the City to the Fall of by Charles Merivale (1888)
"The popular party reassert their claims in the city.—General incapacity of the oligarchical government.—Outbreak of the gladiators in Campania, ..."

4. The Chinese Repository edited by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, Samuel Wells Willaims (1838)
"As to the tael per day, I will not reassert what I said about a mace; but do you, or any of your readers, ask any of your Chinese friends- better that he ..."

5. The Theological Aspect of Reformed Judaism by Max Leopold Margolis (1904)
"\Ve reassert the centrally Jewish doctrine of human responsibility or " free-will."= The belief in " free-will " does not preclude our praying for Divine ..."

6. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Emanuel Vogel Gerhart (1894)
"It is necessary to reassert the important truth that sin and death are connected by a law common to both. Sin and death are two forms, two stages, ..."

7. Handbook to the Environs of London: Alphabetically Arranged, Containing an by James Thorne (1876)
"... and regular lines of trees still testify to the genius of Le Notre, but the brave neglect of two centuries has allowed nature to reassert her rights. ..."

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