1. To declare or affirm as true:; SYN. assert, avow, aver, swan, swear.
2. To say yes to.
3. Establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
To learn or discover with certainty.
Find out for certain.
1. To value; to make a valuation or official estimate of for the purpose of taxation.
2. To apportion a sum to be paid by (a person, a community, or an estate), in the nature of a tax, fine, etc.; to impose a tax upon (a person, an estate, or an income) according to a rate or apportionment.
3. To determine and impose a tax or fine upon (a person, community, estate, or income); to tax.
4. To fix or determine the rate or amount of.
(Alternate spelling: authorise).
To grant authorization or clearance for; SYN. authorise, pass, clear.
1. To flatten the ends (of nails and rivets).
2. To secure by clinching.
1. To bring together into a single whole or system.
2. To unite into one.
3. To make firm or secure; strengthen:.
4. To make or form into a solid or hardened mass.
5. To form into a solid mass or whole.
To assert; establish upon positive evidence.
1. To appoint to an office, function, or dignity
2. Set up, establish: as enact; found; to give due or lawful form to (2); to legally process
3. Make up, form, compose
1. To conclude after a calculation, investigation, experiment, or study; SYN. find, find out, ascertain.
2. To find out or learn with certainty; SYN. check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn.
3. To fix conclusively or authoritatively; SYN. set.
4. To fix in scope; fix the boundaries of; the tree determines the border of the property.
5. To shape or influence; give direction to; SYN. shape, influence, regulate.
1. To set up or found; SYN. set up, found, launch.
2. To set up or lay the groundwork for; SYN. found, plant, constitute, institute.
3. To use as a basis for; found on; SYN. base, ground, found.
4. To bring about; SYN. give.
1. To keep in an existing state (as of repair, efficiency, or validity); preserve from failure or decline
2. To sustain against opposition or danger; uphold and defend
3. To continue or persevere in; carry on, keep up
4. To support or provide for; sustain
5. To affirm in or as if in argument; assert
6. To state or assert; SYN. defend.
1. To provide with men
2. To take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place.
1. To approve and sanction; to make valid
2. Confirm, approve formally.
1. To make a reduction, as in one's workforce
2. To tighten one's belt; use resources carefully.
3. Reduce; economize.