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An assertion made without proof
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  1. An assertion made without proof
  2. An assertion that someone has done something wrong, often without proof:
  3. An assertion of fact that one intends to prove at trial, especially one in a legal pleading such as a complaint, counterclaim, or indictment.
(Economics) The desire for goods or services in an economy, measured as the amount people are ready to buy at a given price:
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  1. (Economics) The desire for goods or services in an economy, measured as the amount people are ready to buy at a given price:
  2. An urgent requirement or need:
  3. A request that some act be done or payment made in accordance with a legal requirement.
(Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought; a complaint or petition.
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  1. (Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought; a complaint or petition.
  2. (Games) A bid, especially the final bid of a hand in certain card games.
  3. A statement made in connection with a case or legal matter, or intended to have a formal status or effect.
A false or studied show; an affectation:
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  1. A false or studied show; an affectation:
  2. A false appearance or action intended to deceive:
  3. A claim or assertion to a right, especially a false one:
The fact or condition of being demanded for service or use
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  1. The fact or condition of being demanded for service or use
  2. (Law) A demand by one government upon another for the surrender of a fugitive criminal
  3. A requiring, as by right or authority; formal demand
An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
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  1. An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
  2. The body of persons in any such calling or occupation
  3. The act or ceremony of taking vows on formally entering a religious order
An earnest request; supplication; prayer
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  1. An earnest request; supplication; prayer
  2. An earnest request or petition.
  3. The act of entreating or beseeching; urgent prayer; earnest petition; pressing solicitation.
A formal writing or document embodying such a request, addressed to a specific person or group and often signed by a number of petitioners
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  1. A formal writing or document embodying such a request, addressed to a specific person or group and often signed by a number of petitioners
  2. (Law) A formal written application seeking a court's intervention and action on a matter:
  3. A formal written document requesting a right or benefit from a person or group in authority.
The act or an instance of courting a woman; courtship:
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  1. The act or an instance of courting a woman; courtship:
  2. A group of things used together; a set or collection:
  3. A legal action brought by one or several parties against another or others, as to recover a right, make a claim for a loss or injury, etc.
The final offer in negotiating an agreement, carrying with it the implication that if it is not accepted, bargaining will cease. The final offer in negotiating an agreement, carrying with it the implication that if it is not accepted, bargaining will cease.
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  1. The final offer in negotiating an agreement, carrying with it the implication that if it is not accepted, bargaining will cease. The final offer in negotiating an agreement, carrying with it the implication that if it is not accepted, bargaining will cease.
  2. A final offer or demand made by one party to another, especially in diplomatic negotiations, expressing or implying the threat of serious consequences or the breakoff of relations if the terms are not accepted.
In property law, an identifiable natural landmark that serves to delineate the boundary of land. See also metes and bounds.
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  1. In property law, an identifiable natural landmark that serves to delineate the boundary of land. See also metes and bounds.
  2. The strong attraction or appeal of a given activity or environment:
  3. An option to buy a given quantity of a stock, commodity, etc. at a specified price and within a specified time: calls are purchased in expectation of a rise in price
The act of asking, or expressing a desire, for something; solicitation or petition
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  1. The act of asking, or expressing a desire, for something; solicitation or petition
  2. The state of being asked for or wanted; demand
Something required; something obligatory or demanded, as a condition
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  1. Something required; something obligatory or demanded, as a condition
  2. The act or an instance of requiring
  3. Something needed; necessity; need
The form or document on which such a request is made.
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  1. The form or document on which such a request is made.
  2. A specific use to which something is put:
  3. Close attention; diligence:
(Logic) Something self-evident that can be assumed as the basis of an argument
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  1. (Logic) Something self-evident that can be assumed as the basis of an argument
A protest; objection
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  1. A protest; objection
  2. The act of protesting
  3. A strong or formal expression of dissent.
(Linguistics) In traditional grammar, a distinct form of a noun, pronoun, or modifier that is used to express one or more particular syntactic relationships to other words in a sentence.
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  1. (Linguistics) In traditional grammar, a distinct form of a noun, pronoun, or modifier that is used to express one or more particular syntactic relationships to other words in a sentence.
  2. In some varieties of generative grammar, the thematic or semantic role of a noun phrase as represented abstractly but not necessarily indicated overtly in surface structure. In such frameworks, nouns in English have Case even in the absence of inflectional case endings.
  3. A protective cover or covering part
The advancing of such a claim:
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  1. The advancing of such a claim:
  2. The unwarranted assumption that one is deserving of merit, or behavior indicative of such an assumption; pretentiousness:
  3. A claim, as to a right, title, distinction, etc.
The act of asserting
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  1. The act of asserting
  2. Something declared or stated positively, often with no support or attempt at proof.
An accused person’s formal reply to a charge in a criminal court, the choices being guilty, not guilty, and nolo contendere (no contest).
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  1. An accused person’s formal reply to a charge in a criminal court, the choices being guilty, not guilty, and nolo contendere (no contest).
  2. A special answer in an equity action, setting forth in lieu of a detailed response a basis for dismissing, delaying, or barring the suit.
  3. An answer in an equity case telling why a suit should be barred, delayed, or dismissed.
(Law) a suit filed by a defendant against a plaintiff secondary to the original complaint.
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  1. (Law) a suit filed by a defendant against a plaintiff secondary to the original complaint.
  2. An opposing claim, esp. one by a defendant against a plaintiff's claim in a lawsuit
  3. A cause of action or claim for relief asserted in opposition to or as a setoff against the plaintiff’s own cause of action or claim for relief and contained in the defendant’s answer to the plaintiff’s complaint. See also cross-claim. A cause of action or claim for relief asserted in opposition to or as a setoff against the plaintiff’s own cause of action or claim for relief and contained in the defendant’s answer to the plaintiff’s complaint. See also cross-claim.
An existing stockholder's legally protected claim to purchase additional shares in a corporation ahead of those who are not currently stockholders, especially at a cost lower than market value.
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  1. An existing stockholder's legally protected claim to purchase additional shares in a corporation ahead of those who are not currently stockholders, especially at a cost lower than market value.
  2. What is proper and correct under the law, ethics, and/or moral code; something owed a person because of a just claim; a protected and recognized interest; a negotiable option to buy a new issue of stock at less than market pricing; a claim or interest in tangible or intangible things. What is proper and correct under the law, ethics, and/or moral code; something owed a person because of a just claim; a protected and recognized interest; a negotiable option to buy a new issue of stock at less than market pricing; a claim or interest in tangible or intangible things.
  3. All or part of the right side
A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
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  1. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
  2. Something in which such a right, claim, or share is held:
  3. A person or group of persons holding such a right, claim, or share:
An identifying name given to a book, play, film, musical composition, or other work.
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  1. An identifying name given to a book, play, film, musical composition, or other work.
  2. Ownership; the legal right to possess and to dispose of property. See also ownership, possession, tenancy.
  3. The aggregate evidence that gives rise to a legal right of possession or control.
Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
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  1. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
  2. One's responsibility, duty, or obligation; share:
  3. A role:
A length of wood or metal pointed at one end for driving into the ground, as for marking a boundary, supporting a plant, etc.
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  1. A length of wood or metal pointed at one end for driving into the ground, as for marking a boundary, supporting a plant, etc.
  2. Personal interest or involvement:
  3. A share or interest, as in property, a person, or a business venture
To ask for urgently or peremptorily:
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  1. To ask for urgently or peremptorily:
  2. To call for as necessary; require; need
  3. To require as useful, just, proper, or necessary; call for:
To force the payment or yielding of; extort:
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  1. To force the payment or yielding of; extort:
  2. To demand and get by authority or force; insist on
  3. To inflict (vengeance or punishment, for example).
An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection by a party or a lawyer to a potential juror or jury panel and his or her request that a judge disqualify the individual or the panel from hearing that party’s cause or trial. To call into question.
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  1. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection by a party or a lawyer to a potential juror or jury panel and his or her request that a judge disqualify the individual or the panel from hearing that party’s cause or trial. To call into question.
  2. To begin barking upon picking up the scent. Used of hunting dogs.
  3. To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
To give an order or orders to; direct with authority
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  1. To give an order or orders to; direct with authority
  2. To deserve and get; require as due, proper, or becoming
  3. To deserve and receive as due; exact:
To make a request, especially formally:
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  1. To make a request, especially formally:
  2. To address a petition to; ask formally or earnestly
  3. To ask for by petition; request formally:
(Idiomatic) To increase the likelihood of something by persisting in some action; to invite.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To increase the likelihood of something by persisting in some action; to invite.
  2. To request
To shout out in order to summon (a person).
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  1. To shout out in order to summon (a person).
  2. To stop at a place and ask for (someone).
  3. To ask for in a loud voice.
To order; command
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  1. To order; command
  2. To call for as necessary or appropriate
  3. To have as a requisite or necessity; need or depend on:
To be worthy
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  1. To be worthy
  2. To have a right to because of acts or qualities; be worthy of (reward, punishment, etc.); merit
  3. To be worthy of; merit:
To assert or demand (something) firmly or persistently:
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  1. To assert or demand (something) firmly or persistently:
  2. To take and maintain a stand or make a firm demand
  3. To be resolute or firm in a demand or course:
To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
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  1. To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
  2. To keep in existence; sustain:
  3. To keep in an existing state; preserve or retain:
(Archaic) To bring forward as an authority.
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  1. (Archaic) To bring forward as an authority.
  2. To assert positively, or declare; affirm; esp., to assert without proof
  3. To state (a plea or excuse, for example) in support or denial of a claim or accusation:
To take the vows of a religious order or congregation.
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  1. To take the vows of a religious order or congregation.
  2. To affirm openly; declare or claim:
  3. To receive into a religious order or congregation.
To require as useful, just, proper, or necessary; call for:
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  1. To require as useful, just, proper, or necessary; call for:
  2. To claim as just or due:
  3. To ask for urgently or peremptorily:
To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate:
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  1. To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate:
  2. To defend or maintain (one's rights, for example).
  3. To maintain or defend (rights, claims, etc.)
To clear from criticism, blame, guilt, suspicion, etc.; uphold by evidence or argument
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  1. To clear from criticism, blame, guilt, suspicion, etc.; uphold by evidence or argument
  2. To defend or maintain (a cause, claim, etc.) against opposition
  3. To defend, maintain, or insist on the recognition of (one's rights, for example).
To declare positively; assert to be true:
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  1. To declare positively; assert to be true:
  2. To assert that one will give true testimony equivalent to that which would be given while under oath.
  3. To say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true
(Archaic) To bring forward as an authority.
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  1. (Archaic) To bring forward as an authority.
  2. To assert to be true; affirm:
  3. To state (a plea or excuse, for example) in support or denial of a claim or accusation:
To put forth reasons for or against something:
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  1. To put forth reasons for or against something:
  2. To attempt to prove by reasoning; maintain or contend:
  3. To try to prove by giving reasons; maintain; contend
To maintain or defend (rights, claims, etc.)
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  1. To maintain or defend (rights, claims, etc.)
  2. To defend or maintain (one's rights, for example).
  3. To state or express positively; affirm:
To affirm positively; declare:
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  1. To affirm positively; declare:
  2. To formally assert as a fact, such as in a pleading; to allege. To formally assert as a fact, such as in a pleading; to allege.
  3. To declare to be true; state positively; affirm
To acknowledge openly; avow
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  1. To acknowledge openly; avow
  2. To declare the truth of; assert; affirm
  3. To accept responsibility for (an action, for example); acknowledge.
To acknowledge or declare openly and unashamedly:
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  1. To acknowledge or declare openly and unashamedly:
  2. To declare openly or admit frankly
  3. To state positively; declare:
To strive in combat; fight
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  1. To strive in combat; fight
  2. To strive in opposition or against difficulties; struggle:
  3. To hold to be a fact; assert
To make clearly known; state or announce openly, formally, etc.
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  1. To make clearly known; state or announce openly, formally, etc.
  2. To say positively or emphatically
  3. To state openly a choice, opinion, etc. (for or against)
To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition:
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  1. To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition:
  2. To stop the movement or progress of:
  3. To carry or support (the body or a bodily part) in a certain position:
To declare to be true; affirm:
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  1. To declare to be true; affirm:
  2. To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
  3. To keep in an existing state; preserve or retain:
For instance:
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  1. For instance:
  2. To state as a determination of fact:
  3. To express in words; state; declare; tell
To set forth in words; declare.
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  1. To set forth in words; declare.
  2. To express or present in a nonverbal way
  3. To set forth in words, esp. in a specific, definite, or formal way
(Figuratively) To request, demand.
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  1. (Figuratively) To request, demand.
  2. To shout out in order to summon (a person).
  3. To ask for in a loud voice.
To order to appear; summon
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  1. To order to appear; summon
  2. To call for as necessary; require; need
  3. To require as useful, just, proper, or necessary; call for:
To demand and get by authority or force; insist on
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  1. To demand and get by authority or force; insist on
  2. To force the payment or yielding of; extort:
  3. To inflict (vengeance or punishment, for example).
To demand as obligatory or appropriate:
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  1. To demand as obligatory or appropriate:
  2. To be in need of; need
  3. To have as a requisite or necessity; need or depend on:
To demand, as for military needs.
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  1. To demand, as for military needs.
  2. To demand or take, as by authority
  3. To submit a written order or request for (equipment, etc.)
A sound or an instrument made to imitate such a cry, used as a lure:
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  1. A sound or an instrument made to imitate such a cry, used as a lure:
  2. Need or occasion:
  3. Roll call
Popular report; rumor; rallying call or battle cry; watchword
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  1. Popular report; rumor; rallying call or battle cry; watchword
  2. The characteristic call or utterance of an animal.
  3. A loud exclamation; a shout or call.
Something demanded:
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  1. Something demanded:
  2. (Econ.) The desire for a commodity together with ability to pay for it; also, the amount people are ready and able to buy at a certain price
  3. An urgent requirement or need:
Something exacted.
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  1. Something exacted.
  2. An exacting, as of money, time, etc.
  3. Excessive or unjust demand; extortion.
A formal written order, request, or application, as for equipment or tools
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  1. A formal written order, request, or application, as for equipment or tools
  2. A formal written request for something needed.
  3. The fact or condition of being demanded for service or use
A false or studied show; an affectation:
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  1. A false or studied show; an affectation:
  2. A false appearance or action intended to deceive:
  3. (Rare) Aim; intention
An instance of pretentiousness:
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  1. An instance of pretentiousness:
  2. The advancing of such a claim:
  3. A claim, as to a right, title, distinction, etc.
A formal appellation attached to the name of a person as a sign of office, rank, profession, or hereditary privilege.
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  1. A formal appellation attached to the name of a person as a sign of office, rank, profession, or hereditary privilege.
  2. A descriptive name; an epithet:
  3. (Sports & Games) A championship:
(Dated) A sweet preparation or treacle of grape juice, much used in the East.
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  1. (Dated) A sweet preparation or treacle of grape juice, much used in the East.
  2. Plural form of dib
  3. (Slang) A claim to a share of, or rights in, something wanted
Involvement with or participation in something:
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  1. Involvement with or participation in something:
  2. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
  3. An interest group.
A woman's dowry:
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  1. A woman's dowry:
  2. The part of a man's money or property contributed by his bride; dowry
  3. A section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole.
A race offering a prize to the winner, especially a horserace in which the prize consists of money contributed equally by the horse owners.
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  1. A race offering a prize to the winner, especially a horserace in which the prize consists of money contributed equally by the horse owners.
  2. (Mormon Ch.) A geographical area made up of a number of wards
  3. A share or an interest in an enterprise, especially a financial share.
An identifying name given to a book, play, film, musical composition, or other work.
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  1. An identifying name given to a book, play, film, musical composition, or other work.
  2. A descriptive name; an epithet:
  3. (Sports & Games) A championship:
A voluntary and written ex parte statement of facts. It is sometimes required that the document be signed and the truth of its content be affirmed by the declarant in the presence of a notary public or another officer authorized to administer oaths. See also oath, affirm, and affidavit.
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  1. A voluntary and written ex parte statement of facts. It is sometimes required that the document be signed and the truth of its content be affirmed by the declarant in the presence of a notary public or another officer authorized to administer oaths. See also oath, affirm, and affidavit.
  2. The act of affirming the truth of one’s statement. It serves the same purpose as an oath and is usually done when the declarant objects to making an oath on religious or ethical ground.
  3. Something declared to be true; a positive statement or judgment.
An assertion made without proof
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  1. An assertion made without proof
  2. An assertion of fact that one intends to prove at trial, especially one in a legal pleading such as a complaint, counterclaim, or indictment.
  3. Any declaration of something to be true without giving any proof.
The act of asserting
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  1. The act of asserting
  2. Something asserted; positive statement; declaration
The act of averring, or that which is averred; positive assertion.
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  1. The act of averring, or that which is averred; positive assertion.
  2. A positive statement of facts; an allegation; an offer to justify or prove what is alleged.
  3. A positive affirmation, allegation, or declaration of facts, especially in a pleading, as opposed to an argumentative statement or a statement based on induction or inference; generally this term is used in civil proceedings, as opposed to allegation in criminal proceedings.
An unsworn statement of facts that is admissible as evidence.
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  1. An unsworn statement of facts that is admissible as evidence.
  2. (Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought; a complaint or petition.
  3. A formal statement; proclamation
A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement.
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  1. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement.
  2. A formal oral or written declaration, especially with regard to facts or claims:
  3. A declaration or remark.
Find another word for claim. In this page you can discover 118 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for claim, like: allegation, demand, declaration, pretense, requisition, profession, entreaty, petition, suit, ultimatum and call.