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Definitions of claim:
  • noun:   demand for something as rightful or due
    Example: "They struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"
  • noun:   an informal right to something
    Example: "His claim on her attentions"
  • noun:   an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    Example: "His claim asked for damages"
  • noun:   an assertion that something is true or factual
    Example: "His claim that he was innocent"
  • noun:   an established or recognized right
    Example: "A strong legal claim to the property"
  • noun:   a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"
  • verb:   demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to
    Example: "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"
  • verb:   take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
    Example: "The accident claimed three lives"
  • verb:   assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing
    Example: "He claimed that he killed the burglar"
  • verb:   lay claim to; as of an idea
  • verb:   ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example
    Example: "They claimed on the maximum allowable amount"

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