Definition of "Declare" :
verb: state firmly
"He declared that he was innocent."
verb: declare to be
"She was declared incompetent."
verb: announce publicly or officially
"The President declared war."
verb: proclaim one's support, sympathy, or opinion for or against
"His wife declared at once for moving to the West Coast."
verb: state emphatically and authoritatively
"He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with."
verb: make a declaration (of dutiable goods) to a customs official
"Do you have anything to declare?."
verb: designate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand
verb: authorize payments of