Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun claim

6 senses of claim

Sense 1
claim -- (an assertion of a right (as to money or property); "his claim asked for damages")
       => assertion, averment, asseveration -- (a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary))

Sense 2
claim -- (an assertion that something is true or factual; "his claim that he was innocent"; "evidence contradicted the government's claims")
       => assertion, averment, asseveration -- (a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary))

Sense 3
claim -- (demand for something as rightful or due; "they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day")
       => demand -- (the act of demanding; "the kidnapper's exorbitant demands for money")

Sense 4
claim, title -- (an informal right to something; "his claim on her attentions"; "his title to fame")
       => right -- (an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "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")

Sense 5
title, claim -- (an established or recognized right; "a strong legal claim to the property"; "he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate"; "he staked his claim")
       => legal right -- (a right based in law)

Sense 6
call, claim -- (a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty")
       => demand -- (an urgent or peremptory request; "his demands for attention were unceasing")

Antonyms of verb claim

3 of 5 senses of claim

Sense 1
claim -- (assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; "He claimed that he killed the burglar")
       Antonym of disclaim (Sense 2)
      => disclaim -- (make a disclaimer about; "He disclaimed any responsibility")

Sense 2
claim, lay claim, arrogate -- (demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to; "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"; "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident")
       Antonym of forfeit (Sense 1)
      => forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego -- (lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property")

Sense 4
claim, take -- (lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea")
       Antonym of disclaim (Sense 1)
      => disclaim -- (renounce a legal claim or title to)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb claim

5 senses of claim

Sense 1
claim -- (assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; "He claimed that he killed the burglar")
       => affirm -- (say yes to)

Sense 2
claim, lay claim, arrogate -- (demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to; "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"; "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident")
       => request, bespeak, call for, quest -- (express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service")

Sense 3
claim -- (ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example; "They claimed on the maximum allowable amount")
       => request, bespeak, call for, quest -- (express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service")

Sense 4
claim, take -- (lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea")
       => affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear -- (to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent")

Sense 5
claim, take, exact -- (take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs; "the accident claimed three lives"; "The hard work took its toll on her")
       => necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand -- (require as useful, just, or proper; "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")

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