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Claim meaning

claim - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example; " They claimed on the maximum allowable amount"
  2. 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.
  3. 3. To proclaim.
  4. 4. To assert; to maintain.
  5. 5. To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title; to have a claim.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. A loud call.
  10. 10. To call, or name.
  11. 11. Demand for an alleged right; anything claimed.
  12. 12. To demand as a right.

claim - examples of usage

  1. I'll go and buy another claim." - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. I remained on my claim until darkness fell. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  3. That I will not, while in my right mind, be forced to support persons who have no claim upon me." - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
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