Complete Definition of "aver"

English

Etymology 1
From OF. aveir (French avoir), substantive use of the verb, from L. habere.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËeɪvÉ/

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete possessions|Possessions, property, belongings, wealth.
  2. dialectal A work-horse, working ox, or other beast of burden.

Etymology 2
From F. avérer, from LL. *advÄrÄre, from ad + verus|vÄrus âtrueâ.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ÉËvÉË/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)|-ÉË(r)

Verb
en-verb

  1. obsolete To avouch, prove, or verify; to offer to verify.
  2. To assert the truth of, to affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive manner.

#* 1819 CE: Percy Shelley, Peter Bell the Third
#*: The Devil, I safely can aver, / Has neither hoof, nor tail, nor sting.

  1. law To prove or justify a plea.

Translations to be checked
ttbc|French: averer

Related terms
Averment, averment


Italian

Verb
aver

  1. apocopic form of|avere|lang=Italian

de:aver
el:aver
fr:aver
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it:aver
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fi:aver
te:aver
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