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Definition of Claim

Claim

  1. To ask for, or seek to obtain, by virtue of authority, right, or supposed right; to challenge as a right; to demand as due.
  2. To proclaim.
  3. To call or name.
  4. To assert; to maintain.
  5. To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title; to have a claim.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. A loud call.

Claim Quotations

There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.
Mark Twain

All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.
Isaac Asimov

A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.
Friedrich August von Hayek

The comics I hate are thieves. Nothing's more disgusting than a guy who steals another person's ideas and tries to claim them as his own.
Joe Rogan

Access to the Vedas is the greatest privilege this century may claim over all previous centuries.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
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Claim Translations

claim in Dutch is aanspraak maken op, claimen
claim in German is Anspruch {m}
claim in Italian is pretendere, affermazione, esigenza, affermare
claim in Latin is adsumo (assumo), assero, vindico (vindicatum)
claim in Norwegian is fordre, kreve
claim in Spanish is afirmacion, pretension, postulado, derecho, opinar
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