declare for

If you declare for something or someone, you say that you are in favour of them.

[V P n] The Catalans declared for Charles and a civil war erupted in Valencia and Aragon...

[V P n] Only a month earlier, Mr. Stenholm had declared for the tax cut.


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  • declare for — de ˈclare for [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they declare for he/she/it declares for present participle declaring for past tense declared for …   Useful english dictionary

  • declare for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms declare for : present tense I/you/we/they declare for he/she/it declares for present participle declaring for past tense declared for past participle declared for declare for someone/something to say publicly… …   English dictionary

  • declare for/against — Brit. openly support or oppose. → declare …   English new terms dictionary

  • declare for somebody — deˈclare for sb/sth derived (BrE, formal) to say publicly that you support sb/sth Main entry: ↑declarederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • declare for something — deˈclare for sb/sth derived (BrE, formal) to say publicly that you support sb/sth Main entry: ↑declarederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • Declare — De*clare , v. i. 1. To make a declaration, or an open and explicit avowal; to proclaim one s self; often with for or against; as, victory declares against the allies. [1913 Webster] Like fawning courtiers, for success they wait, And then come… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • declare — verb 1 STATE OFFICIALLY (T) to state officially and publicly that a particular situation exists or that something is true: declare that: The doctor finally declared that the man was dead. | declare sth (to be) sth: The government of New South… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • declare — de|clare W2 [dıˈkleə US ˈkler] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(state officially)¦ 2¦(state what you think)¦ 3 declare war (on somebody/something) 4¦(money/property etc)¦ 5 declare an interest 6¦(cricket)¦ Phrasal verbs  declare against somebody/something  declare… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • declare — de|clare [ dı kler ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to announce officially that something is true or happening: Australia declared its support for the agreement. I was in Germany when war was declared. A state of emergency has been declared in the area …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • declare */*/*/ — UK [dɪˈkleə(r)] / US [dɪˈkler] verb [transitive] Word forms declare : present tense I/you/we/they declare he/she/it declares present participle declaring past tense declared past participle declared 1) to announce officially that something is… …   English dictionary

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