Claim and Deny


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Claim verb – To state as a fact usually forcefully.
Usage example: people who claim that they have been kidnapped by aliens from other worlds

Deny is an antonym for claim in demand topic.
Nearby Words: claimed, claiming, claimant
Antonyms for Claim


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Deny verb – To declare not to be true.
Usage example: the congressman denied all charges of wrongdoing

Claim is an antonym for deny in disagree topic.
Nearby Words: denial, denied, denying, deniable
Antonyms for Deny
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Common collocations

power claim power deny power
life claim life deny life
part claim part deny part
prize claim prize deny prize
Other nouns: responsibility, place, right, time, money, insurance, victory, rights, rewards.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Grey's Anatomy Like Brother and Sister: Alex and Jo, who claim their friendship is like this and deny they have feelings for each other.
  • Manga / Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha Sanjou is quick to deny such a claim as at this point, she already knows Sumizome is in love with her (and would therefore have no interest in Touka).
  • Series / Running Man During Song Joong-Ki's time on the show, Gwang Soo would often claim to be close friends with him due to similar age, only to have Joong-Ki deny it.
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Deny and Claim. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 18, from
Claim & Deny. N.p., 2016. Web. 18 Jun. 2021. <>.
Deny or Claim. 2016. Accessed June 18, 2021.

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