Definition of declaration :
1. That part of the process in which the plaintiff sets forth in order and at large his cause of complaint; the narration of the plaintiff's case containing the count, or counts. See Count, n., 3.
2. That which is declared or proclaimed; announcement; distinct statement; formal expression; avowal.
3. The act of declaring, or publicly announcing; explicit asserting; undisguised token of a ground or side taken on any subject; proclamation; exposition; as, the declaration of an opinion; a declaration of war, etc.
4. The document or instrument containing such statement or proclamation; as, the of Independence ( now preserved in Washington).
result, firmness, bulletin, notice, contract, presentation, saying, gospel, document, denial, repudiation, knowledge, retraction, resolving, contract bridge, promulgation, utterance, charge, resolution, allegation, creed, solving, contention, claim, testament, affidavit, profession, article, remark, edict, protestation, firmness of purpose, asseveration, constitution, indictment, bill, resolve, broadcast, solution, plea, solvent, demurrer, exposition, resolving power, notification, report, answer, canon, annunciation, ultimatum, explanation, affirm, enunciation, resoluteness, code, averment, negation, publication, settlement, manifesto, closure, decree
affirmation (part of speech: noun)
certification, promise, testimony, sanction, verification, avowal, assertion, pledge, submission, acknowledgment, validation, corroboration, proclamation, confirmation, affirmation, pronouncement, assurance, statement, oath, attestation, endorsement, warranty, approval, admission, ratification
evidence (part of speech: noun)
documentation, quotation, counter-evidence, exemplification, evidence, observation, determination, data, manifestation, authentication, indication, exhibit, illustration, connotation, support, specimen, information, substantiation, fact, deposition, demonstration, proof, establishment
disclosure (part of speech: noun)
- This declaration was succeeded by another interval of silence. - "The Puppet Crown", Harold MacGrath.
- Now all this was the merest talk, for of course Miss Horn could not long remain in ignorance of the declaration fury had, the night previous, forced from Mrs Catanach; but he must, he thought, put her off and keep her quiet, if possible, until he had come to an understanding with Malcolm, after which he would no doubt have his trouble with her. - "Malcolm", George MacDonald.
- It is in this light that we ought to view Mr. Balfour's recent declaration. - "The Allied Countries and the Jews", Hyman Gerson Enelow.