Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    One who affirms in lieu of swearing.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A person who testifies on affirmation or who affirms instead of taking an oath. See Affirmation. Used in affidavits and depositions which are affirmed, instead of sworn to in place of the word "deponent."