state or declare forcefully
make a claim to
"Before God I swear I am innocent"
"Women should assert themselves more!"
"The letter asserts a free society"
Would you not at once assert of that mistress, that she knew nothing of her duties?
出自： J. Ruskin
It is not directly asserted, but it seems to be implied.
出自： E. A. Freeman
Common Sense asserts the existence of a reality.
出自： H. Spencer
If courage, as he asserts, is the knowledge of 'what is to be dreaded and what dared'.
出自： P. Tillich
The kind of senator or congressman that boldly asserts he will be glad to repeat his remarks in private and practically never does.
出自： J. Thurber
He asserted that he was innocent.
He asserted that his sister was innocent.
He asserted himself to be innocent.
该表达方式是错误，应改为He declared himself (to be) innocent。