Synonyms of 'avow'

accept, acknowledge, admit, affirm, allege, allow, announce, annunciate, argue, assert, asseverate, attest, aver, avouch, certify, claim, concede, confess, contend, declare, defend, depone, depose, disclose, enunciate, express, grant, have, hold, insist, lay down, maintain, manifesto, own, predicate, pretend, pretext, proclaim, profess, pronounce, protest, purport, put, recognize, say, set down, speak, speak out, spill, stand for, state, submit, swear, testify, vindicate, vouch, vow, warrant, witness, yield