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Noun assertion has 2 senses
  1. assertion, averment, asseveration - a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
    --1 is a kind of declaration
    --1 has particulars:
     claim; claim; accusation, charge; contention; ipse dixit, ipsedixitism; avowal, avouchment, affirmation; testimony; denial
    Derived form: verb assert1
  2. affirmation, assertion, statement - the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
    --2 is a kind of speech act
    --2 has particulars: say-so
    Derived forms: verb assert2, verb assert4
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