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  Definition of claim
  1. demand for something as rightful or due; "they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"
  2. an informal right to something; "his claim on her attentions"; "his title to fame"
  3. 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"
  4. an assertion of a right (as to money or property); "his claim asked for damages"
  5. an assertion that something is true or factual; "his claim that he was innocent"; "evidence contradicted the government''s claims"
  6. a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"
  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"
  8. assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; "He claimed that he killed the burglar"
  9. lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
  10. ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example; "They claimed on the maximum allowable amount"
  11. 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"
Similar Words: title, call, take, exact, lay claim, arrogate

 

Hyponyms: insurance claim, own right, entitlement, pretension, allegation, allegement, profess, pretend, contend, postulate, make out, purport, charge, demand, exact, counterclaim, requisition, arrogate, assign

 

Grouped Verbs: necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand, lay claim, arrogate

 

Derivational Morphology: take, entitle, title, lay claim, arrogate, claimant, arrogator

 

 
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