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Claim

Definition of claim:

part of speech: adjective

Claimable.

part of speech: verb

To demand as a right, or by authority; to assert to be true.

part of speech: verb

To call for: to demand as a right.

part of speech: noun

Claimer.

part of speech: verb

To demand as a right.

part of speech: noun

Demand for an alleged right; anything claimed.

part of speech: verb

To be entitled to anything; to make a claim or assertion.

part of speech: noun

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.

part of speech: noun

A demand for something supposed due: right or ground for demanding: the thing claimed.

Usage examples for claim:

  • You lay no claim to it?" "Dialstone Lane, Part 1.", W.W. Jacobs.
  • He says he means to keep her until I come to claim her. "The Deserter", Charles King.
  • I haven't any claim on you. "Master of the Moondog", Stanley Mullen.
  • But he makes no claim to own it. "The Congo and Coasts of Africa", Richard Harding Davis.

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