HyperDic: claim

English > 11 senses of the word claim:
VERBcommunicationclaimassert or affirm strongly
possessionclaim, lay claim, arrogatedemand as being one's due or property
communicationclaimask for legally or make a legal claim / claim to, as of debts, for example
communicationclaim, takelay claim to
communicationclaim, take, exacttake as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
NOUNcommunicationclaiman assertion of a right (as to money or property)
communicationclaiman assertion that something is true or factual
actclaimdemand for something as rightful or due
attributeclaim, titlean informal right to something
attributeclaim, titlean established or recognized right
communicationclaim, calla demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"
claim > pronunciation
Soundskley'm
Rhymesacclaim ... tame: 34 rhymes with eym...
English > claim: 11 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn assertion of a right (as to money or property).
Example"his claim asked for damages"
Narrowercause of actionA claim sufficient to demand judicial attention
dibsA claim of rights
pretensionThe advancing of a claim
Broaderassertion, averment, asseverationA declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
Spanishreclamación
Verbsclaimdemand as being one's due or property
English > claim: 11 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn assertion that something is true or factual.
Examples
  • "his claim that he was innocent"
  • "evidence contradicted the government's claims"
Narrowerallegation, allegementstatements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
Broaderassertion, averment, asseverationA declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
Spanishreclamación
Catalanreclamació
Verbsclaimassert or affirm strongly
English > claim: 11 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningdemand for something as rightful or due.
Example"they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"
Narrowerinsurance claimdemand for payment in accordance with an insurance policy
BroaderdemandThe act of demanding
Spanishreclamación
Catalanreclamació
Verbsclaimask for legally or make a legal claim / claim to, as of debts, for example
English > claim: 11 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningAn informal right to something.
Example"his claim on her attentions"
Synonymtitle
BroaderrightAn abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
Verbsclaimask for legally or make a legal claim / claim to, as of debts, for example
claimlay claim to
English > claim: 11 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningAn established or recognized right.
Examples
  • "a strong legal claim to the property"
  • "he staked his claim"
Synonymtitle
NarrowerentitlementRight granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits)
Broaderlegal rightA right based in law
Spanishderecho, reivindicación, titularidad
Catalantitularitat
English > claim: 11 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningA demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty".
Synonymcall
BroaderdemandAn urgent or peremptory request
Spanishdemanda, llamada, llamado, reclamo
Catalancrida, demanda
English > claim: 11 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningassert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey claim to move
Example"He claimed that he killed the burglar"
Narrowerchargemake an accusatory claim
contend, postulateMaintain or assert
make outtry to establish
professpractice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about
profess, pretendstate insincerely
purportHave the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming
Broaderaffirmsay yes to
Oppositedisclaimmake a disclaimer about
Spanishexigir, postular, sostener
Catalanexigir, postular, sostenir
Nounsclaiman assertion that something is true or factual
English > claim: 11 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningdemand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"
  • "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident"
Synonymslay claim, arrogate
Narrowerarrogate, assignmake undue claims to having
pretendPut forward a claim and assert right or possession of
requisitiondemand and take for use or service, especially by military or public authority for public service
Broaderrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Oppositeforfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, foregoLose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
Similar toclaim, takelay claim to
Spanishatribuirse, reclamar, reivindicar
Nounsclaiman assertion of a right (as to money or property)
claimantsomeone who claims / claims a benefit or right or title
English > claim: 11 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningask for legally or make a legal claim / claim to, as of debts, for example.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Example"They claimed on the maximum allowable amount"
NarrowercounterclaimSet up a claim / claim in opposition to a previous claim / claim
demand, exactclaim as due or just
demandlay legal claim to
Broaderrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Spanishreclamar, reivindicar
Catalanreclamar
Nounsclaimdemand for something as rightful or due
claiman informal right to something
claimantsomeone who claims / claims a benefit or right or title
English > claim: 11 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaninglay claim to; as of an idea.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymtake
Broaderaffirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swearTo declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
Oppositedisclaimrenounce a legal claim or title to
Similar toclaim, lay claim, arrogatedemand as being one's due or property
Spanishafirmar, sostener
Nounsclaiman informal right to something
English > claim: 11 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningTake as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"the accident claimed three lives"
Synonymstake, exact
Broadernecessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demandrequire as useful, just, or proper
Similar tonecessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demandrequire as useful, just, or proper
Spanishcobrarse

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