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claimed, past participle; claimed, past tense; claims, 3rd person singular present; claiming, present participle;
  1. State or assert that something is the case, typically without providing evidence or proof
    • - he claimed that he came from a wealthy, educated family
    • - “I'm entitled to be conceited,” he claimed
    • - these sunblocks claim protection factors as high as 34
  2. Assert that one has gained or achieved (something)
    • - his supporters claimed victory in the presidential elections
  3. Formally request or demand; say that one owns or has earned (something)
    • - if no one claims the items, they will become government property
  4. Make a demand for (money) under the terms of an insurance policy
    • - she could have claimed the cost through her insurance
  5. Call for (someone's notice and thought)
    • - a most unwelcome event claimed his attention
  6. Cause the loss of (someone's life)

Noun
  1. An assertion of the truth of something, typically one that is disputed or in doubt
    • - he was dogged by the claim that he had CIA links
    • - history belies statesmen's claims to be in charge of events
  2. A demand or request for something considered one's due
    • - the court had denied their claims to asylum
  3. An application for compensation under the terms of an insurance policy

  4. A right or title to something
    • - they have first claim on the assets of the trust
  5. A piece of land allotted to or taken by someone in order to be mined


  1. an assertion of a right (as to money or property); "his claim asked for damages"
  2. assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; "He claimed that he killed the burglar"
  3. an assertion that something is true or factual; "his claim that he was innocent"; "evidence contradicted the government's claims"
  4. 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"
  5. ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example; "They claimed on the maximum allowable amount"
  6. demand for something as rightful or due; "they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"
  7. In the law, a cause of action (sometimes called a claim) is a set of facts sufficient to justify a right to sue to obtain money, property, or the enforcement of a right against another party. ...
  8. In logic and philosophy, the term proposition (from the word "") refers to both (a) the "content" or "meaning" of a meaningful declarative sentence or (b) the pattern of symbols, marks, or sounds that make up a meaningful declarative sentence. ...
  9. Patent claims are the part of a patent or patent application that defines the scope of protection granted by the patent. The claims define, in technical terms, the extent of the protection conferred by a patent, or the protection sought in a patent application. ...
  10. The Claim is a 2000 British Western/romance film directed by Michael Winterbottom. The screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce is loosely based on the novel The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy. The original music score is composed by Michael Nyman.
  11. The Claim were a British band from Cliffe, Kent, England.
  12. A demand of ownership made for something (eg. claim ownership, claim victory); A new statement of truth made about something, usually when the statement has yet to be verified; A demand of ownership for previously unowned land (eg. ...
  13. (Claimed) Notification to a magazine vendor that an issue was not received and asking for a replacement.
  14. (CLAIMING) Buying a horse out of race for entered price.
  15. (Claiming) Certain races are designated as claiming races, where a horse may be purchased, or claimed. The claim is made and money put up before the race is run, and the pur- chase must go through, no matter where the horse finishes. Only NSA licensees may claim horses.
  16. (Claims) rights to repayment made by creditors against a debtor; they may be liquidated, unliquidated, fixed, contingent, matured, unmatured, secured, unsecured, subordinated, legal or equitable. See specific entries and seepriority claims .
  17. (Claims) You and IKEWIKI agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to IKEWIKI must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues. Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.
  18. (CLAIMS) Advice of damage, delay or partial loss of goods in transit or of non-delivery must be given in writing to us and the carrier within three working days of delivery ( or in the case of non-delivery within 28 days of despatch of the goods ) and any claim in respect thereof must be made in ...
  19. (6 CLAIMS) Any goods rejected as not complying for whatever reason with the order placed must be so rejected in writing within 72 hours of receipt by the client or his/her agent. Distribution or use of the goods in any way whatsoever is an implicit acceptance of the completion of the contract. ...
  20. All claims must be made within 10 days of receipt of merchandise.
  21. (Claims) Full details of the claims procedure, can be found in your policy document.  All claims should be made direct to the insurers.  In the event that you need to make a claim, let the insurers know as soon as possible so they can advise you on any requirements they may have. ...
  22. (Claims) The Company will not consider claims, including for loss or damage in transit unless the claim is made in writing and received by the Company and where appropriate the carrier within 14 days from the date of the invoice.
  23. (CLAIMS) Buyer shall inspect and test the Goods promptly after receipt and before use and within sixty (60) days following receipt shall give Seller detailed written notice of all claims of any kind in respect to the Goods. ...
  24. (Claims) We will handle your claims promptly and fairly.
  25. (Claims) If you were to have a scooter accident you would need to make a claim.