affirming (part of speech: verb)
professing, propounding, accepting, ratifying, pledging, validating, contending, avouching, admitting, declaring, promising, corroborating, expressing, maintaining, sustaining, submitting, endorsing, assuring, warranting, verifying, certifying, acknowledging, testifying, adjuring, approving, affirming, supporting, proclaiming, stating, averring, attesting, pronouncing, asserting, setting down
possessing (part of speech: verb)
pretending (part of speech: verb)
petitioning (part of speech: verb)
acquiring (part of speech: verb)
netting, pocketing, accumulating, procuring, landing, taking, fetching, collecting, amassing, getting, obtaining, garnering, heaping, incurring, scoring, receiving, harvesting, buying, wrangling, winning, cornering, acquiring, securing, adding, assuming, annexing, retrieving, luring, reaping, catching, capturing, palming, bagging, purchasing
- That is, I might have it for the claiming. - "John Halifax, Gentleman", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
- One time his old friends, the Mascoutins, rose against him, claiming that he had killed one of their warriors. - "Stories of the Badger State", Reuben Gold Thwaites.
- His poor master may be claiming the last kind office from him- His heart perhaps is breaking. - "The Gamester (1753)", Edward Moore Commentator: Charles H. Peake Phillip R. Wikelund.