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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Assert as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

6 April 2021
Last seen in: The Daily Mail Smallest Hardest

We found 20 answers for the crossword clue 'Assert', the most recent of which was seen in the The Daily Mail Smallest Hardest.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Assert a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Assert as an answer itself some 156 times.

Assert is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Daily Mail Smallest Hardest' on Saturday, 10 April 2021 with the answer being AVER, we also found AVER to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"
  • State categorically
  • To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
  • Insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized; "Women should assert themselves more!"


We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Assert'.

  • tasser

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"

Admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about

The act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"

A deliberate pretense or exaggerated display

A rapid active commotion

Stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult

5 Letters

Assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; "He claimed that he killed the burglar"

(logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning

The federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789"

Have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"

6 Letters

Establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"

Report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"

Assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"

Check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard; "Are you controlling for the temperature?"

7 Letters

Announce publicly or officially; "The President declared war"

State insincerely; "He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt"; "She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber"; "She pretends to be an expert on wine"

8 Letters

Support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"

9 Letters

(logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning

10 Letters

State categorically

Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"

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