declaration has definitions from the fields of writing,law,bridge
1
[ noun ] a statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)

Used in print

(William C. Smith, "Why Fear Ideas?"...)

But what a super Herculean task it is to winnow anything of value from the mud_beplastered arguments used so freely , particularly since such common use is made of cliches and stereotypes , in themselves declarations of intellectual bankruptcy .

2
[ noun ] (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction

Examples

"his declaration of innocence"

Used in print

(Your Federal Income Tax. 1962 Edition (Revised to...)

The filing of an original or amended declaration , otherwise due on January 15 , 1962 , is also waived , if you file your Form_1040 for 1961 and pay the full tax by January 31 , 1962 .

Related terms

testimony law

3
[ noun ] a formal public statement

Examples

"the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war" "a declaration of independence"

4
[ noun ] (bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make

Synonyms

contract

Related terms

bid bridge contract

5
[ noun ] a statement of taxable goods or of dutiable properties

Related terms

statement declare

6
[ noun ] (writing) a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote

Synonyms

resolution resolve

*