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Meaning & Definition of Claim in English

English

Claim

/klem/

noun

1. An assertion of a right (as to money or property)

  • "His claim asked for damages"
    synonym:
  • claim

2. An assertion that something is true or factual

  • "His claim that he was innocent"
  • "Evidence contradicted the government's claims"
    synonym:
  • claim

3. Demand for something as rightful or due

  • "They struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"
    synonym:
  • claim

4. An informal right to something

  • "His claim on her attentions"
  • "His title to fame"
    synonym:
  • claim
  • ,
  • title

5. 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"
    synonym:
  • title
  • ,
  • claim

6. A demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"

    synonym:
  • call
  • ,
  • claim

verb

1. Assert or affirm strongly

  • State to be true or existing
  • "He claimed that he killed the burglar"
    synonym:
  • claim

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • claim
  • ,
  • lay claim
  • ,
  • arrogate

3. Ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example

  • "They claimed on the maximum allowable amount"
    synonym:
  • claim

4. Lay claim to

  • As of an idea
  • "She took credit for the whole idea"
    synonym:
  • claim
  • ,
  • take

5. 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"
    synonym:
  • claim
  • ,
  • take
  • ,
  • exact

Examples of using

You have no claim on me.