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.
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The troubled star declared herself for the GOP team as she walked the red carpet at the launch of a new ginseng drink, where a frenzied crush of paparazzi grilled her on everything from her politics to her hair color.