from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who avows, owns, or asserts.
  • noun Avowal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who avows or asserts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who avows

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who admits or acknowledges openly and boldly
  • noun someone who claims to speak the truth


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  • Neo-Expressivism may help us to understand how avowals provide third-person warrant, that is, warrant for others to attribute mental states to the avower.



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