Synonyms for claim

Synonyms for (noun) claim

Synonyms: claim

Definition: demand for something as rightful or due

Usage: they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day

Similar words: demand

Definition: the act of demanding

Usage: the kidnapper's exorbitant demands for money


Synonyms: claim, title

Definition: an informal right to something

Usage: his claim on her attentions; his title to fame

Similar words: right

Definition: an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature

Usage: they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights; Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people- Eleanor Roosevelt; a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away


Synonyms: claim, title

Definition: an established or recognized right

Usage: a strong legal claim to the property; he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate; he staked his claim

Similar words: legal right

Definition: a right based in law


Synonyms: claim

Definition: an assertion of a right (as to money or property)

Usage: his claim asked for damages

Similar words: assertion, asseveration, averment

Definition: a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)


Synonyms: claim

Definition: an assertion that something is true or factual

Usage: his claim that he was innocent; evidence contradicted the government's claims

Similar words: assertion, asseveration, averment

Definition: a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)


Synonyms: claim, call

Definition: a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"

Similar words: demand

Definition: an urgent or peremptory request

Usage: his demands for attention were unceasing

Synonyms for (verb) claim

Synonyms: exact, claim, take

Definition: take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs

Usage: the accident claimed three lives; The hard work took its toll on her

Similar words: take, necessitate, need, ask, require, postulate, call for, involve, demand

Definition: require as useful, just, or proper

Usage: It takes nerve to do what she did; success usually requires hard work; This job asks a lot of patience and skill; This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice; This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert; This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent


Synonyms: claim

Definition: assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing

Usage: He claimed that he killed the burglar

Similar words: affirm

Definition: say yes to


Synonyms: claim, take

Definition: lay claim to; as of an idea

Usage: She took credit for the whole idea

Similar words: swan, swear, verify, affirm, assert, aver, avow

Definition: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

Usage: Before God I swear I am innocent


Synonyms: claim

Definition: ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example

Usage: They claimed on the maximum allowable amount

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest

Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for

Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service


Synonyms: claim, lay claim, arrogate

Definition: demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to

Usage: He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter; Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest

Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for

Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service