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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

I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
Mahatma Gandhi

I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Stephen Hawking

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

The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Ayn Rand

I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political and religious. All act and react upon one another.
Mahatma Gandhi
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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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