declare (oneself) for (someone or something)

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declare (oneself) for (someone or something)

To pledge one's support to someone or something. A reflexive pronoun typically follows "declare." I declared myself for that candidate because I think she's the most qualified person for the job. Phil declared himself for that big construction project in our neighborhood because he's sick of driving five miles to the nearest store.
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declare (oneself) for someone or something

to state one's support of someone or something. Susan declared herself for Mary's candidacy. I have not yet declared for any particular policy. Todd declared himself for the candidacy of Mary Brown for mayor.
See also: declare
References in classic literature ?
No, no, you must first say if you declare yourself for the king of a day who now reigns, or for his majesty the emperor.
Declare yourself for Ireland and, if selected, come and do your stuff.
We are honored and thankful to Norman Lear and Declare Yourself for choosing us as their partner for this incredible initiative," said Robichaud.