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Another word for claim

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Verb
  1. To assert one's right to

  2. To defend, maintain, or insist on the recognition of (one's rights, for example)

      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).
      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.)
    See also:

    attack

  3. To put into words positively and with conviction

    Idioms:
    See also:

    affirm

  4. To ask for urgently or insistently

    See also:

    request

Noun
  1. The act of demanding

      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
      1. Something exacted.
      2. An exacting, as of money, time, etc.
      3. Excessive or unjust demand; extortion.
      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:
      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.
      1. A sound or an instrument made to imitate such a cry, used as a lure:
      2. Need or occasion:
      3. A roll call.
    See also:

    request

  2. A legitimate or supposed right to demand something as one's rightful due

  3. A right or legal share in something

      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:
      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.
      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.
      1. Involvement with or participation in something:
      2. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
      3. An interest group.
    See also:

    part

  4. The act of asserting positively

    See also:

    affirm

Another word for claim

Noun
      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
      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:
      1. A formal appellation attached to the name of a person as a sign of office, rank, profession, or hereditary privilege.
      2. An identifying name given to a book, play, film, musical composition, or other work.
      3. The aggregate evidence that gives rise to a legal right of possession or control.
      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:
      1. Something that is due to a person or governmental body by law, tradition, or nature.
      2. 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.
      3. All or part of the right side
      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 claim pled against a plaintiff by a defendant, either in opposition to the relief sought or as an independent cause of action against the plaintiff.
      1. (Law) The defendant's answer to a formal criminal charge:
      2. A legal proceeding.
      3. A special answer in an equity action, setting forth in lieu of a detailed response a basis for dismissing, delaying, or barring the suit.
      1. (Law) An assertion that someone has engaged in an unlawful act.
      2. An assertion made without proof
      3. An assertion that someone has done something wrong, often without proof:
      1. The act of asserting
      2. Something declared or stated positively, often with no support or attempt at proof.
      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.
      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
      1. A protest; objection
      2. The act of protesting
      3. A strong or formal expression of dissent.
      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:
      1. Something required; something obligatory or demanded, as a condition
      2. The act or an instance of requiring
      3. Something needed; necessity; need
      1. The act of asking, or expressing a desire, for something; solicitation or petition
      2. The state of being asked for or wanted; demand
      1. An inner urging toward a certain action or profession, esp. a religious vocation regarded as divinely inspired
      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
      1. 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.
      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.
      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.
      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.
      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
      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
      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:
      1. An unsworn statement, made out of court, which may be admissible in evidence under certain circumstances
      2. (Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought; a complaint or petition.
      3. (Games) A bid, especially the final bid of a hand in certain card games.
      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.
Verb
  1. To assert a claim to

  2. To assert

      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.
      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:
      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:
      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: