WhiteSmoke™
World-Leading Writing Software
  • Contact Us
  • About
  • Online English Dictionary

    Online English Dictionary

    Wordnet English Dictionary

    noun
    an assertion of a right (as to money or property); "his claim asked for damages"
    an assertion that something is true or factual; "his claim that he was innocent"; "evidence contradicted the government′s claims"
    demand for something as rightful or due; "they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"
    an informal right to something; "his claim on her attentions"; "his title to fame"
    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"
    a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"
    verb
    assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; "He claimed that he killed the burglar"
    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"
    ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example; "They claimed on the maximum allowable amount"
    lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
    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"

    Wordnet English Thesaurus

    noun
    pretension, affirmation, assertion, contention, insistence
    lawsuit, plea, application, petition, request, requirement, demand, call, allegation
    verb
    demand, sue, plea, assert, allege, pretend, profess, state, affirm, maintain, contend, hold, insist, require, exact

    Online Grammar Checker
    Writing Assistant for Dyslexia
    Free WhiteSmoke Toolbar

    The New WhiteSmoke


    With WhiteSmoke's advanced technology at your fingertips you
    can be sure your writing will be no less than perfect.

    • Write Your Way to Success
      Achieve your professional goals with perfect English writing.
    • Avoid Embarrassing Mistakes
      Rest assured that your documents and emails are error-free.
    • Make an Impression
      Improve your writing style with our self-improvement writing tool.

    Buy the full version