declare
verb.
state emphatically and authoritatively
He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with
verb.
announce publicly or officially
The President declared war
Synonym: announce
verb.
state firmly
He declared that he was innocent
verb.
declare to be
She was declared incompetent|judge held that the defendant was innocent
Synonym: adjudge, hold
verb.
authorize payments of
declare dividends
verb.
designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand
verb.
make a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official
Do you have anything to declare?
verb.
proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against
His wife declared at once for moving to the West Coast