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Claim — synonyms, claim antonyms, definition

1. claim (Noun)

61 synonym
action allegation appeal assertion asseveration avowal call case charge command counterclaim demand desert deserving design directive drift due exigency franchise • • •
6 definitions

claim (Noun) — An assertion of a right (as to money or property). ex. "his claim asked for damages"

claim (Noun) — An assertion that something is true or factual. ex. "his claim that he was innocent" ex. "evidence contradicted the government's claims"

claim (Noun) — Demand for something as rightful or due. ex. "they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"

claim (Noun) — An informal right to something. ex. "his claim on her attentions"

claim (Noun) — An established or recognized right. ex. "a strong legal claim to the property" ex. "he staked his claim"

claim (Noun) — A moral duty or demand.

6 types of
assertion asseveration averment demand legal right right
8 types
allegation allegement cause of action dibs entitlement insurance claim own right pretension

2. claim (Verb)

61 synonym
acquire adopt advance affirm allege announce appropriate argue arrogate ask assert assume aver be entitled to call for challenge charge command confirm confiscate • • •
2 antonyms
disclaim forfeit
5 definitions

claim (Verb) — Assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing. ex. "He claimed that he killed the burglar"

claim (Verb) — Demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to. ex. "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter" ex. "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident"

claim (Verb) — Ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example. ex. "They claimed on the maximum allowable amount"

claim (Verb) — Lay claim to; as of an idea. ex. "She claimed credit for the whole idea"

claim (Verb) — Take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs. ex. "the accident claimed three lives"

19 types of
affirm ask assert aver avow bespeak call for demand involve necessitate need postulate quest request require swan swear take verify
13 types
arrogate assign charge contend counterclaim demand exact make out postulate pretend profess purport requisition