Claim - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Claim.

ALLEGATION
ALLEGE
ASSERTION
AVER
DIBS
PROFESS
PURPORT
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ALLEGATION
  1. (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law); "an allegation of malpractice"
  2. statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
ALLEGE
  1. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
  2. Claim or assert that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically without proof that this is the case.
ASSERTION
  1. a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
  2. the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
AVER
  1. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
  2. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
DIBS
  1. a claim of rights; "I have dibs on that last slice of pizza"
PROFESS
  1. state insincerely; "He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt"; "She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber"; "She pretends to be an expert on wine"
  2. confess one's faith in, or allegiance to; "The terrorists professed allegiance to their country"; "he professes to be a Communist"
  3. admit (to a wrongdoing); "She confessed that she had taken the money"
  4. practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about; "She professes organic chemistry"
  5. take vows, as in religious order; "she professed herself as a nun"
  6. receive into a religious order or congregation
  7. state freely; "The teacher professed that he was not generous when it came to giving good grades"
PURPORT
  1. the intended meaning of a communication
  2. propose or intend;
  3. have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming; "The letter purports to express people's opinion"
  4. the pervading meaning or tenor; "caught the general drift of the conversation"
Clue Database Last Updated: 21/11/2018 9:00am

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