Claim and Require


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Claim verb – To ask for (something) earnestly or with authority.
Usage example: after many years had passed, he suddenly appeared to claim his inheritance

Require is a synonym for claim in demand topic. In some cases you can use "Require" instead a verb "Claim", when it comes to topics like request.
Nearby Words: claimed, claiming, claimant
Synonyms for Claim


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Require verb – To have as a requirement.
Usage example: the toy requires four batteries, which are not included

Claim is a synonym for require in request topic. You can use "Claim" instead the word "Require" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as ask.
Synonyms for Require

Common collocations

power claim power require power
work claim work require work
time claim time require time
money claim money require money
Other nouns: key.

Both words in one sentence

  • Variations on To Be a Master which require the hero to go beat up the other masters to claim the title.
  • Headless Horseman They denied Nearly Headless Nick's application to join because many of their games require one's head to be truly detachable, or so they claim.
  • Saving the Orphanage Sometimes, saving the orphanage may require a fight to claim the deed to the building or land, or a battle over a will.
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