- v. 宣布（声明）；申报；声明
- I now declare this meeting open.
- Britain declared war on Germany in 1914.
- The customs asked me if I had anything to declare.
- Do you have anything to declare, jewelry or cash?
- He declared that he was innocent.
- He should declare at the Customs.
- Charles declared the result of the election.
- The government declared a state of emergency.
- Ministers of the two countries declared their support for the Vienna talks.
- Why not declare yourself?
- So many people expect him to declare himself.
- He declared himself at last.
- He hasn't declared himself. We don't know which side he will take.
- When are you going to declare yourself?The people are anxious to know which side you will take.
- Peace was declared at last.
- When will the results of the election be declared?
- He solemnly declared that it was true.
- I declare that he is a liar.
- She declared that she didn't want to see him again.
- Miss Alice declared that she had not done it.
- He declared that he had done the work himself.
- He declared that he would fight for his right.
- It is declared that there will be no school this afternoon.
- It is declared that he will come tomorrow.
- Stroking his beard, he declared,“Now we are sure to have a good harvest.”
- The two sides solemnly declared:“The region must be made immune from any foreign interference.”
- The teacher declared him to be our monitor.
- He declared himself to be a great scholar openly.
- The referee declared the game to be a tie.
- The chairman declared the discussion (to be) closed.
- I shall ask Mrs.Braddock to cut the ribbon and declare this firm open.
- Mr. Tomthon declared his story false.
- His actions declared him (as) an honest man.
- His actions declare him (as) a man of ability.
- They declare rubber (as) a strategic material.
- He declared the report to be beyond belief.
- Mary was declared a trustworthy girl.
- The accused man was declared innocent by the court.
- They declared it illegal to criticize the government.
- He declared it mysterious why she should be killed.
- declare against( v.+prep. )
声明反对 state one's opposition to sb/sth or doing sth
declare against sth/v-ing
He declared against the proposal.
They declared against the foreign policy of the government.
The students declared against cheating.
学生们表示反对作弊。declare oneself against sth
They declared themselves against the plan.
They declared themselves against the new rules.
I declare myself against the project.
- declare for( v.+prep. )
宣布支持… state one's support of sb, sth, or doing sth
declare for sb/sth/v-ing
She declared for Smith.
A small group declared for the king.
The electors declared for their present Member of Parliament.
I declare for his idea.
The workers declared for the offer of increased pay and holidays.
工人们拥护提高工资、延长假期的提议。declare oneself for sth
They declared themselves for the plan.
When the proposal was put to a vote, they all declared themselves for it.
Do you declare yourself for my idea?
We declared ourselves for the immediate convocation of the meeting.
I declare myself for the suggestion.
- declare off( v.+adv. )
〈正〉宣布取消(某事) state that sth will not take place
declare sth ⇔ off
The two sides declared the agreement off.
If you insist, we have to declare the meeting off.
I have declared the plan off.
We have to declare the game off because of the weather.
The public meeting has been declared off.
The plane to Kunming has been declared off.
The match was declared off.
The war was declared off.
- declare on( v.+adv. )
宣布…将要发生 state that sth will take place
declare sth ⇔ on
The public meeting has been declared on.
- declare to( v.+prep. )
declare sth to sb/sth
He had declared his means to me.
The politician declared his views to a group of reporters from radio, television and the newspapers.
He declared his view to the new plan.
他就这项新计划阐明了自己的观点。declare to sb/sth that-clause
Brett declared to us that he had done the work himself.
The foreign minister declared in a statement to the press that he would never submit to blackmail.
外长在向新闻界发表的声明中宣称他决不屈服于讹诈。declare sth to sb
You'd better declare the diamonds to the official.
Didn't you declare the TV set to them?
I only declare the radio to them.
They declared the goods to the government.
- I declare( pron.+v. )
〈美口〉天哪 make sb very surprised; truly, oh my God
- declare bankruptcy 宣告破产
- declare independence 宣布独立
- declare love 示爱
- declare a meeting closed 宣布闭会
- declare a meeting open 宣布会议开始
- declare neutrality 宣布中立
- declare oneself 表明态度,发表意见
- declare peace 宣布和平
- declare silk goods 申报纺织品
- declare the results 宣布结果
- declare tobacco 申报烟类
- declare war 宣战
- declare wines 申报酒类
- declare accurately 准确地断言
- declare baselessly 毫无根据地断言
- declare bluntly 直率地断言
- declare cautiously 谨慎地断言
- declare contemptuously 傲慢地声称
- declare creatively 创造性地断言
- declare decisively 果断地断言
- declare definitely 肯定地断言
- declare deliberately 审慎地断言
- declare doubtfully 难以预料地断言
- declare fantastically 荒谬地断言
- declare firmly 坚决地断言
- declare foolishly 愚蠢地断言
- declare formally 正式地宣布
- declare generally 普遍地断言
- declare inconceivably 难以置信地断言
- declare instinctively 凭直觉地断言
- declare intelligently 聪明地断言
- declare ludicrously 荒唐可笑地断言
- declare officially 正式宣布
- declare philosophically 富有哲理地断言
- declare publicly 公开表示
- declare recklessly 轻率地断言
- declare shamelessly 无耻地宣布
- declare solemnly 庄严宣布
- declare speciously 特别地宣布
- declare successfully 成功地断言
- declare unanimously 一致声明
- declare unexpectedly 出乎意外地断言
- declare unofficially 非正式地断言
- declare off 取消
Lewis declared it was hot..and went out to order Edward a drink.出自： E. Bowen
The charter..declared..that the presidency..was to be inherited.出自： K. Vonnegut
- declare后可接由to be/as加名词、形容词、副词或介词短语充当补足语的复合宾语。to be/as有时可以省略。
- I declare在美式英语里可表示有点惊异或不高兴,相当于“Oh my God!”。
- declare, announce, proclaim, publish
- 1.从主语上说, proclaim的主语只能是权力机关或政府首脑; announce, declare和publish则既可以是权力机关或政府首脑,也可以是普通个人。
- 2.从宾语上说,即宣布的内容上说, announce指公众关心的,特别是具有新闻性的事件。例如:
- The rise of prices of grain was announced in the papers.粮价上涨已在报上公布。
- The government declared rubber a strategic and critical material.政府宣布橡胶为重要战略物资。
- The founding of the United Nations was proclaimed in 1945.1945年联合国宣告成立。
- 3.从宣布的方法上说, announce, declare, proclaim既可指口头地,也可指书面地; 而publish则主要指印成文字地。
- 4.从宣布的目的上说, announce, proclaim, publish在于使众所周知; 而declare则在于使人明白。例如:
- The arrested man declared himself innocent.被捕的人声称自己是无罪的。
- 5.从使用场合上说, proclaim用在正式场合; declare主要用于正式场合,也可用于非正式场合; announce则不如proclaim和declare正式庄重,可以用于一般场合,也可用于官方正式公告。
- declare to, announce to
- 这两个短语的共同意思是“向…宣布”。其区别在于:announce to的宣布是指对公众宣布或特定一群人所关心之事的公开和正式的宣布,例如:
- He announced to them the birth of his first baby.他向他们宣布他的第一个小孩的诞生。
- declare to意为作官方或个人正式的、公开有力的宣告,此宣告既清楚又明了,例如:
- I declare to you that I have never lied about the affair.我向你声明,我在这件事上从来没有说过谎。
- declare, affirm, allege, assert, claim
- He alleged illness for a reason for not going to work.他称病,以此作为不去工作的理由。
- It may be safely affirmed that he is innocent.可以断言,他是无罪的。
- He asserts the cause of liberty.他主张自由主义。
- He claimed to be the rightful heir.他声称自己是合法继承人。
- He declared that he had not done it.他声称他没干这事。
误 In his last essay On Death Lu Hsun declared never to forgive a single one of his enemies.
正 In his last essay On Death Lu Hsun declared that he would never forgive a single one of his enemies.阿拉伯人民宣布,他们要打到底。
误 The Arab people declared to fight to a finish.
正 The Arab people declared that they would fight to a finish.
误 To declare war with the small island state looks like the action of a cowardly nation.
正 To declare war against the small island state looks like the action of a cowardly nation.
正 To declare war on the small island state looks like the action of a cowardly nation.
析 declare war against〔on〕的意思是“向…宣战”“重申制止”,其介词不可用with。
- ☆ 14世纪初期进入英语，直接源自古典拉丁语的declarare：de(强调）+clarare(清楚 ），意为使清楚，澄清。