Reassert



[uh-surt] /əˈsɜrt/

verb (used with object)
1.
to state with assurance, confidence, or force; state strongly or positively; affirm; aver:
He asserted his innocence of the crime.
2.
to maintain or defend (claims, rights, etc.).
3.
to state as having existence; affirm; postulate:
to assert a first cause as necessary.
Idioms
4.
assert oneself, to insist on one’s rights, declare one’s views forcefully, etc.:
The candidate finally asserted himself about property taxes.
/ˌriːəˈsɜːt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to assert (rights, claims, etc) again: he reasserted his belief
/əˈsɜːt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to insist upon (rights, claims, etc)
2.
(may take a clause as object) to state to be true; declare categorically
3.
to put (oneself) forward in an insistent manner
v.

c.1600, “declare,” from Latin assertus, past participle of asserere “claim, maintain, affirm” (see assertion). Related: Asserted; asserting. To assert oneself “stand up for one’s rights” is recorded from 1879.

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