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Synonyms of claw

Noun


1. claw, horny structure, unguis

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

2. hook, claw, mechanical device

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

3. claw, chela, nipper, pincer, extremity, appendage, member

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

4. claw, bird's foot

usage: a bird's foot

Verb


1. claw, make, work

usage: move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging; "They clawed their way to the top of the mountain"

2. claw, seize, prehend, clutch

usage: clutch as if in panic; "She clawed the doorknob"

3. claw, scratch, scrape, scratch up

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

4. claw, attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault

usage: attack as if with claws; "The politician clawed his rival"

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