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Definitions of claim

  1. To lay claim to; make a claim; maintain. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. 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
  3. To proclaim. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To assert; to maintain. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. 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.
  6. To call for: to demand as a right. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To demand as a right. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title; to have a claim. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To be entitled to anything; to make a claim or assertion. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. To demand as a right or as due. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. 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.
  15. demand for something as rightful or due; "they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. an assertion of a right (as to money or property); "his claim asked for damages" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. an assertion that something is true or factual; "his claim that he was innocent"; "evidence contradicted the government's claims" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example; "They claimed on the maximum allowable amount" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  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. Claimer. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. 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.
  26. Demand for an alleged right; anything claimed. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. 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.
  28. The asserting, as of a fact. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. Anything claimed, as a settler's tract. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. Claimable. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for claim

  1. Much depends upon themselves; they have no right to claim all of the wife and mother. – Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions by George S. Boutwell
  2. Under present circumstances, any such claim would be very silly. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
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