Declaration vs Undeclare - What's the difference?

declaration | undeclare |

As a noun declaration

is declaration (written or oral indication of a fact, opinion, or belief).

As a verb undeclare is

to reverse the process of declaring; to unsay.




(en noun)
  • A written or oral indication of a fact, opinion, or belief.
  • A list of items for various legal purposes, e.g. customs declaration.
  • The act or process of declaring.
  • (cricket) The act, by the captain of a batting side, of declaring an innings closed.
  • (legal) In common law, the formal document specifying plaintiff’s cause of action, including the facts necessary to sustain a proper cause of action, and to advise the defendant of the grounds upon which he is being sued.
  • (computing) The specification of a variable's type
  • Quotations

    * 1611 , (King James Version of the Bible), 1:1 *: Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us...


    * (written or oral indication) avowal, notice, statement * (list of items for legal purposes) notice, statement * (act or process of declaring) notice

    See also

    * complaint * statutory * statutory declaration




  • To reverse the process of declaring; to unsay.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 4, author=Noah Feldman, title=Whose War Powers?, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=The Constitution gives Congress the power to declare war; but does that include the power to undeclare it? }}
  • (transitive, computing, programming) To revoke the declaration of (a variable, namespace, etc.) so that it is no longer available.
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