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Assertion (IPA: /əˈsɝʃən/)

Assertion (n.)

The act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.

Assertion (n.)

Maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives.


In computer programming, statement that a predicate is always true at that point in code execution


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Assertion Synonyms

Affirmation, Statement

Assertion Synonyms

Averment, Asseveration

Assertion Rhymes

Gershon, Mershon

Assertion, Cistercian, Coercion, Desertion, Exertion, Insertion


Spanish Translation

Assertion in Spanish is Afirmación

Tagalog Translation

Assertion in Tagalog is Badya

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve." - Philosophy

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The assertion that men are objectively equal is so absurd that it does not even merit being refuted." - Vilfredo Pareto

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