Definitions of claim

  1. To lay claim to; make a claim; maintain.
  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. To proclaim.
  4. To assert; to maintain.
  5. To demand as a right, or by authority; to assert to be true.
  6. To call for: to demand as a right.
  7. To demand as a right.
  8. To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title; to have a claim.
  9. To be entitled to anything; to make a claim or assertion.
  10. 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"
  11. assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; " He claimed that he killed the burglar"; " The guru claimed many followers"
  12. To demand as a right or as due.
  13. To seek or demand as a right; to demand as due; to assert; to have a right or title to.
  14. an assertion of a right ( as to money or property); " his claim asked for damages"
  15. an assertion that something is true or factual; " his claim that he was innocent"; " evidence contradicted the government's claims"
  16. a demand especially in the phrase " the call of duty"
  17. ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example; " They claimed on the maximum allowable amount"
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. Claimer.
  23. A demand for something supposed due: right or ground for demanding: the thing claimed.
  24. Demand for an alleged right; anything claimed.
  25. The demand of something as a right; assertion of a right; a right or title.
  26. The asserting, as of a fact.
  27. Anything claimed, as a settler's tract.
  28. A demand of a right or supposed right; a right to claim; the thing claimed; a piece of land which a settler in a colony claims a right to purchase when it is put up for sale.
  29. A demand as of right; a right or title to anything; the thing claimed.
  30. Claimable.