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assertions, plural;
  1. A confident and forceful statement of fact or belief
    • - his assertion that his father had deserted the family
  2. The action of stating something or exercising authority confidently and forcefully
    • - the assertion of his legal rights

  1. a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
  2. affirmation: the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
  3. (assert) state categorically
  4. (assert) affirm: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
  5. (assert) insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized; "Women should assert themselves more!"
  6. insist: assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"
  7. In computer programming, an assertion is a predicate (for example a true–false statement) placed in a program to indicate that the developer thinks that the predicate is always true at that place.
  8. (Assertions (auditing)) In a financial audit, management assertions or financial statement assertions is the set of information that the preparer of financial statements (management) is providing to another party. Financial statements represent a very complex and interrelated set of assertions. ...
  9. (Assert (horse)) Assert (1979–1995) was an Irish Thoroughbred racehorse who won four Group One races. Impeccably bred by Walter Haefner's Moyglare Stud, he was purchased and raced by Britain's then leading owner, Robert Sangster.
  10. The act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced; Maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives; A statement in a program asserting a condition expected to be true at a particular ...
  11. an assert statement; a section of source code which tests whether an expected condition is true; To declare with assurance or plainly and strongly; to state positively; To use or exercise and thereby prove the existence of; To maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures; to ...
  12. (asserted) stated, declared or alleged, especially with confidence but no proof
  13. (Assertions) Certifies that the output numbers listed on the financial statements are accurate.
  14. (Assertions) Code expression that usually evaluates to true or false. Utilized to ensure that components behave properly; typically, checks on execution conditions and performance
  15. (Assertions) Statements made by a responsible party in an accountability arrangement that pertains to economic actions and events. See also Financial report assertions.
  16. (assertions) one of the major argumentative devices used by ancient rhetoricians, it is essentially the thesis presented by the discourse which must then be supported by the other devices.
  17. Assertions are a subset of the findings of a case study. These assertions are made during the last stage of the data analysis and are analogous to the researchers conclusions based upon his or her reading of the data in light of his or her theory or conceptual framework (Creswell, 1998).
  18. (Assert) declare; enforce claim to
  19. (assert) Java keyword that causes an AssertionError to be generated if the specified boolean condition is false.
  20. (assert) n. to express or defend oneself strongly, to state positively
  21. A statement in a program that a condition is true at this point in the program. Useful for reasoning about how a program is supposed to behave.
  22. Within a closed domain models of security, a statement about a user that is inherently trusted. Assertions, with inherent trust, may be contrasted with claims, which are only trusted to the extent that a trust relationship exists with the issuer of the claim.
  23. A logical expression specifying a program state that must exist or a set of conditions that program variables must satisfy at a particular point during program execution.
  24. Any expression which is claimed to be true. [W3C definition source]
  25. The act of claiming that a proposition is true. In ordinary language, "The door is shut" is an assertion, while "I wonder if the door is shut" and "Please shut the door" are not.