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Definitions of claim

  1. demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to; "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"; "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. demand for something as rightful or due; "they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an informal right to something; "his claim on her attentions"; "his title to fame" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an established or recognized right; "a strong legal claim to the property"; "he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate"; "he staked his claim" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. an assertion of a right (as to money or property); "his claim asked for damages" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. an assertion that something is true or factual; "his claim that he was innocent"; "evidence contradicted the government's claims" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs; "the accident claimed three lives"; "The hard work took its toll on her" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; "He claimed that he killed the burglar"; "The guru claimed many followers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example; "They claimed on the maximum allowable amount" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. To ask for, or seek to obtain, by virtue of authority, right, or supposed right; to challenge as a right; to demand as due. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To proclaim. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To assert; to maintain. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title; to have a claim. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. A demand of a right or supposed right; a calling on another for something due or supposed to be due; an assertion of a right or fact. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A right to claim or demand something; a title to any debt, privilege, or other thing in possession of another; also, a title to anything which another should give or concede to, or confer on, the claimant. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. The thing claimed or demanded; that (as land) to which any one intends to establish a right; as a settler's claim; a miner's claim. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A loud call. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. To call, or name. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. To demand as a right, or by authority; to assert to be true. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. To be entitled to anything; to make a claim or assertion. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. A demand of a right; the asserting of a fact; the assertion of a right or title to anything; also, the thing demanded; especially, a piece of land which a miner marks out in accordance with mining law. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  24. Claimable. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. Claimer. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  26. In life insurance, the amount of a policy matured and payable, either at the end of an endowment period or at the death of the insured. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  27. To call for: to demand as a right. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  28. A demand for something supposed due: right or ground for demanding: the thing claimed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. Demand for an alleged right; anything claimed. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  30. To demand as a right. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  31. To lay claim to; make a claim; maintain. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. The demand of something as a right; assertion of a right; a right or title. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. The asserting, as of a fact. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. Anything claimed, as a settler's tract. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  35. A demand of a right or supposed right; a right to claim; the thing claimed; a piece of land which a settler in a colony claims a right to purchase when it is put up for sale. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  36. To demand as a right or as due. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  37. To seek or demand as a right; to demand as due; to assert; to have a right or title to. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  38. A demand as of right; a right or title to anything; the thing claimed. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  39. kl[=a]m, v.t. to call for: to demand as a right.--n. a demand for something supposed due: right or ground for demanding: the thing claimed.--adj. CLAIM'ABLE, that can be claimed.--n. CLAIM'ANT, one who makes a claim.--LAY CLAIM TO, to assert a right. [O. Fr. claimer--L. clam[=a]re, to call out.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  40. Demand as one\'s due (recognition &c., to be, that one should be, recognized &c.); represent oneself as having (c. the victory, accuracy); profess to (be the owner, have told the truth); demand recognition of the fact that; (United States) contend, assert; (of things) deserve (esp. attention). Hence claimable a., claimant (1) n. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  41. Demand for something as due (lay c. to); right, title, to thing, right to make demand on person; (Mining &c.) piece of land allotted. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  42. n. A demand of a right or supposed right; —a right to claim or demand; a title to any thing in possession of another; —the thing claimed or demanded Cabinet Dictionary
  43. A demand of any thing, as due ; a title to any privilege or possession in the hands of another; in law, a demand of any thing that is in the possession of another. Complete Dictionary

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