MEANING: verb intr.: To affirm; to assert; to allege.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old French averer, from Latin ad- (to) + verus (true). Earliest documented use: 1380.

EAVER - a small animal or bird that lives in the overhang of your roof

AVCR - what we used to use to record TV programs for later viewing

AVEBR - one of the principal parts of dyslexic speech