- vt. 维护，坚持；断言；主张；声称
[过去式 asserted过去分词 asserted现在分词 asserting第三人称单数 asserts]
及物动词的用法：If someone asserts a fact or belief, they state it firmly. 坚定地陈述例：
Mr. Helm plans to assert that the bill violates the First Amendment.
The defendants, who continue to assert their innocence, are expected to appeal.
There is no concrete evidence to support assertions that the recession is truly over.
及物动词的用法：If you assert your authority, you make it clear by your behaviour that you have authority. 显示 (权威)例：
After the war, the army made an attempt to assert its authority in the south of the country.
assertion 不可数名词的用法：(权威的) 显示例：
The decision is seen as an assertion of his authority within the company.
及物动词的用法：If you assert your right or claim to something, you insist that you have the right to it. 坚持 (权利或要求)例：
The republics began asserting their right to govern themselves.
These institutions have made the assertion of ethnic identity possible.
及物动词的用法：If you assert yourself, you speak and act in a forceful way, so that people take notice of you. 彰显 (自己)例：
He's speaking up and asserting himself and doing things he enjoys.
- vt. 维护，坚持；断言；主张；声称
词语辨析allege, affirm, announce, proclaim, assert, claim
The suspect alleged that he had not been in the neighborhood at the time of the crime.嫌疑犯声称案发时他不在现场。
He affirmed his love for her.他发誓爱她。
The invention of the printing press announced the diffusion of knowledge.印刷术的发明宣告了知识普及时代的来临。
The president proclaimed an emergency when the war came.当战争来临的时候总统宣布进入紧急状态。
She asserted that she was innocent .她宣称自己是无辜的。
They claim that if more people rode bicycles to go to work there would be fewer automobiles in the downtown section of the city.他们生成如果有更多的人骑自行车上班的话，闹市区的汽车就会有所减少。allege, testify, affirm, maintain, assert, claim
So,first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself-- nameless,unreasoning,unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance."
It is merely to assert that so far as any body of references is undistorted it belongs to Science.
assert One of the most important things we do is we use assert statements so that we catch problems early.
Very few if any skeptics assert that the earth is still in the Little Ice Age.
Other NPEs, however, strategically assert valid patents against actual infringers, often in collaboration with independent inventors.
Their primary purpose was to assert political liberty and democracy as a form of government.