Claw Synonyms

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Synonyms for Claw

Something similar to or suggestive of an animal's claw.
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(Biology) Pertaining to or resembling a creature's nail, claw or hoof; unguinal.
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A pincerlike claw of a crab, lobster, scorpion, etc.
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The soft foot of a mammal or other animal, generally a quadruped, that has claws or nails; comparable to a human hand or foot.
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To manage to get by; scrape by
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Grasp is defined as to have a firm hold on something.
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A fish, the cunner.
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One of the opposing parts in such a tool.
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A fishhook, a barbed metal hook used for fishing.
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A jointed grasping claw of certain animals, such as lobsters and scorpions.
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A long, sharp, pointed tooth, especially a canine tooth of a carnivorous animal, such as a dog or wolf, with which it seizes and tears its prey.
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(Geometry) A section of a cylinder, cone, or other solid of revolution, cut off by a plane oblique to the base; so called from its resemblance to the hoof of a horse.
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A fine powder formerly used to smooth and finish writing paper and soak up ink.
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(Anatomy) Hence, any body part which is long, thin, and curved.
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To snatch or seize (at)
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To break up, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example), as with a shovel, spade, or snout, or with claws, paws or hands.
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To sum up, as the numbers in a column; sometimes with up.
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To give or pass with or as if with the hands; transmit:
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To tear jaggedly; mangle (something soft, as flesh)
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(Dated, formal) To tear into pieces.
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(Baseball) To put out (a base runner).
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(Sports) To hit or propel (a ball, for instance) forcefully in a straight line.
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To search or attempt to find something in the dark, or, as a blind person, by feeling; to move about hesitatingly, as in darkness or obscurity; to feel one's way, as with the hands, when one can not see.
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To savage; to cause serious physical wounds (usually used of an animal).
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(Intransitive) to lay hold in seizure, by hands or claws (+ on or upon)
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The entire sequence of ecological communities successively occupying an area from the initial stage to the climax community.
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The hard, flat translucent covering near the tip of a human finger, useful for scratching and fine manipulation.
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A narrow, flexible, unjointed part extending from the body of certain animals, such as an octopus, jellyfish, or sea anemone. Tentacles are used for feeling, grasping, or moving.
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A gaff attached to the leg of a gamecock.
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(Nautical) A metal hook, attached to the end of a line, used to hold two ships together.
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A type of hook attached to a line and designed to be thrown at a target (e.g. rigging of an enemy ship) for the purpose of catching hold of it.
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a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
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a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
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(Nautical) A grappling iron.
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A shepherd's crook; a staff with a semi-circular bend ("hook") at one end used by shepherds.
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A thin, somewhat beardlike growth near the mouth of certain animals, as the barbel of a fish
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A short digit that does not reach the ground, found on the feet of dogs and certain other mammals.
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A heavy wooden lever with a blunt tip and a hinged hook near the end: used by lumbermen in handling logs
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A forked tool with a handle, used for removing tacks.
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a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
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The terminal part of the forelimb of a vertebrate, as the hand of a person or the forefoot of a four-legged animal
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To become torn:
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Bearing chelae
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To dig, esp. with the hands and nails
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Words Related to Claw

To destroy the strength, firmness, or consistency of.
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To cut or tear apart roughly or vigorously
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(Slang) To write.
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The definition of hurt is feeling physical pain, or to cause someone or something to experience physical pain or to cause harm.
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Find another word for claw. In this page you can discover 58 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for claw, like: talon, ungual, chela, paw, scratch, grasp, unguis, nipper, pincer, hook and pincers.