Definition of "averment" [a•ver•ment]

  • The act of averring, or that which is averred; positive assertion. (noun)
  • Verification; establishment by evidence. (noun)
  • A positive statement of facts; an allegation; an offer to justify or prove what is alleged. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "averment" in a sentence
  • "And the two kings died around 731-732 B.C. So the fulfillment of Isaiah's prophecy in 7:14 took place close to 800 years before Jesus was even born, conclusively negating Matthew's averment that Isaiah's prophecy pertained to the virgin birth of Jesus."
  • "Once again, the affidavits submitted in all these cases recite the averment that Plaintiff is the owner of the Note and Mortgage, without any mention of an assignment or trust or successor interest."
  • "An averment that the blockade was lawful is likely to get short shrift in any Court potentially having jurisdiction other than in Israel."