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avowing Explained

Avowing at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Avow \A*vow"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Avowed} (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
{Avowing}.] [F. avouver, fr. L. advocare to call to (whence
the meanings, to call upon as superior; recognize as lord,
own, confess); ad + vocare to call. See {Advocate},
1. To declare openly, as something believed to be right; to
own or acknowledge frankly; as, a man avows his principles
or his crimes.

Which I to be the of Israel's God Avow, and
challenge Dagon to the test. --Milton.

2. (Law) To acknowledge and justify, as an act done. See
{Avowry}. --Blackstone.

Syn: To acknowledge; own; confess. See {Confess}.

avowing at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Inter: present participle of » avow

  • Translation: de » avowing
    Translation: fr » avowing
    Translation: hu » avowing