transitive verb | de·clare
  1. : to make known formally, officially, or explicitly declaring who shall then act as President —U.S. Constitution amend. XX

  1. a : to make a full statement of (one's taxable property) didn't declare some of his income

    b : to state the value of (one's taxable or dutiable property) declared the diamond earrings

  1. : to make payable declare dividends