Student Thesaurus

One entry found for assertion.
Entry Word: assertion
Function: noun
Text: 1 a solemn and often public declaration of the truth or existence of something <the assertion that all men have certain unalienable rights is set forth in the Declaration of Independence> -- see PROTESTATION
2 an idea or opinion that is put forth in a discussion or debate <made the unlikely assertion that gravity affects light> -- see CONTENTION