Definition of undeclared in US English:



  • 1Not publicly announced, admitted, or acknowledged.

    ‘his undeclared candidacy, which surged in the polls last spring’
    • ‘Now the war is undeclared, but in the future it may come.’
    • ‘He took no notice, having quickly come to realise that such near-death experiences were a daily occurrence in central London, where car drivers and cyclists lived in a permanent state of undeclared war.’
    • ‘And although it's known that the county lost men in the undeclared wars after that, it's not clear how many.’
    uncommitted, undecided, in two minds, torn, split, uncertain, unsure, wavering, vacillating, indecisive, in a quandary, in a dilemma, in doubt
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    1. 1.1 (especially of taxable income or dutiable goods) not declared.
      • ‘A source close to them said they would vigorously dispute any suggestion of reckless or fraudulent trading, excessive expenditure, mismanagement or undeclared income.’
      • ‘The inspector will make an assessment of the full tax, interest and penalties due in respect of the undeclared income.’
      • ‘Separately, a senior tax inspector has been attending overseas property fairs in Dublin to find out if Irish customers are using undeclared cash to buy holiday homes in the sun.’
      • ‘That should mean an end to the culture of undeclared income that has permeated much of the sector.’
      • ‘Furthermore, she testified the petitioner had always been one to work in their garage at home and was capable of earning undeclared income from his skills as an automotive service technician.’
      • ‘It can also source undeclared rental income on these properties.’
      • ‘The Revenue has given individuals, who put undeclared income in insurance products to come forward and make a voluntary settlement within the next six weeks.’
      • ‘Mr. Murphy's hefty payment was in settlement for undeclared income tax.’
      • ‘If that happened today, the money would have to be declared as a gift and she would have been charged interest and penalties for her undeclared income over the years.’
      • ‘The IRS is also cranky about undeclared income.’
      unstated, unexpressed, unuttered, unsaid, unmentioned, unvoiced, unarticulated, unavowed, not spelt out, mute, silent, wordless, voiceless
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