expressed, asserted, bald, arguable, avowed, announced, official, stated, pithy, ringing, truthful, unbalanced, explicit, professed, proclaimed, alleged, disputed.
believed (part of speech: verb)
- taken for granted,
- given faith,
- gave faith,
- put faith in,
- took for granted,
disclosed (part of speech: verb)
evinced (part of speech: verb)
affirmed (part of speech: verb)
- set down
" It's a great idea," he declared.
- "The Greater Power", Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton.
" So you shall, Gulab," Barlow declared.
- "Caste", W. A. Fraser.
" If Wilkinson's inside, I'm coming back," Charnock declared.
- "The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest", Harold Bindloss.