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Synonyms for claw
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. claw(noun)

    sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles

    Synonyms:
    hook, chela, nipper, pincer

  2. hook, claw(noun)

    a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

    Synonyms:
    hook shot, chela, crotchet, lure, hook, sweetener, nipper, bait, hooking, come-on, pincer, draw

  3. claw, chela, nipper, pincer(noun)

    a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods

    Synonyms:
    pair of tweezers, kid, nestling, tiddler, fry, nipper, hook, pair of pincers, pincer, shaver, tyke, minor, tike, small fry, tweezer, youngster, chela, child

  4. claw(verb)

    a bird's foot

    Synonyms:
    hook, chela, nipper, pincer

  5. claw(verb)

    move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging

    "They clawed their way to the top of the mountain"

  6. claw(verb)

    clutch as if in panic

    "She clawed the doorknob"

  7. claw(verb)

    scratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nails

  8. claw(verb)

    attack as if with claws

    "The politician clawed his rival"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. claw(n.)

    Synonyms:
    talon

  2. claw(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    tear (with the claws), scratch, lacerate, laniate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. claw(n)

    Synonyms:
    talon, dewclaw

    Associated words:
    ungual, unguicular, retract, retractile, unguiculate, pounced, unguiform

  2. claw(v)

    Synonyms:
    scratch, laniate, lacerate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    griffe, devil, scrawl, hook, pincer, pinch, clamp

How to pronounce claw?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say claw in sign language?

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