Definition of Claim:

  1. Legal demand or assertion by a claimant for compensation, payment, or reimbursement for a loss under a contract, or an injury due to negligence.

  2. A demand or request for something considered ones due.

  3. State or assert that something is the case, typically without providing evidence or proof.

  4. An assertion of the truth of something, typically one that is disputed or in doubt.

  5. Amount claimed by a claimant.

Synonyms of Claim

Assert, Declare, Profess, Maintain, State, Hold, Affirm, Avow, Aver, Protest, Insist, Swear, Attest, Absolute interest, Acquire, Adduce, Advance, Adverse possession, Affidavit, Affirm, Affirmation, Allegation, Allege, Alodium, Application, Appurtenance, Argue, Ask, Ask for, Assert, Assertion, Authority, Avow, Be enfeoffed of, Be entitled to, Be hurting for, Be indicated, Be possessed of, Be seized of, Benefit, Bill, Bill of complaint, Birthright, Blackmail, Boast, Burgage, Call, Call for, Catch up, Challenge, Claim, Clamor for, Clap hands on, Clasp, Claw, Clench, Clinch, Clutch, Colony, Command, Common, Complaint, Conjugal right, Contend, Contingent interest, Contribution, Cry for, Cry out for, De facto, De jure, Declaration, Declare, Defend, Demand, Demand for, Dependency, Deposition, Derivative title, Divine right, Draft, Drain, Drain off, Draw off, Droit, Due, Duty, Easement, Embrace, Enjoy, Equitable interest, Equity, Estate, Exact, Exaction, Extort, Extortion, Extortionate demand, Faculty, Fee fief, Fee position, Fee simple, Fee simple absolute, Fee simple conditional, Fee simple defeasible, Fee simple determinable, Fee tail, Feodum, Feud, Fiefdom, Fill, Frankalmoign, Free socage, Freehold, Gavelkind, Get, Get hold of, Glom on to, Grab, Grab hold of, Grapple, Grasp, Grip, Gripe, Have, Have and hold, Have in hand, Have occasion for, Have tenure of, Having title to, Heavy demand, Hold, Holding, Hug, Impose, Imposition, Impost, Inalienable right, Indent, Insist on, Insist upon, Insistent demand, Interest, Issue an ultimatum, Justify, Knight service, Lay claim to, Lay fee, Lay hands on, Lay hold of, Lease, Leasehold, Legal claim, Legal possession, Levy, Libel, Limitation, Loot, Maintain, Make a demand, Mandate, Nail, Narratio, Natural right, Need, Nip, Nip up, Nolle prosequi, Nonnegotiable demand, Nonsuit, Notice, Occupancy, Occupation, Occupy, Order, Order up, Original title, Owning, Palm, Part, Partake, Percentage, Petition, Pillage, Place an order, Pocket, Possess, Possessing, Possession, Postulate, Power, Preoccupancy, Preoccupation, Prepossession, Prerequire, Prerogative, Prescription, Presumptive right, Pretend, Pretend to, Pretense, Pretension, Pretext, Privilege, Profess, Profession, Proper claim, Property, Property right, Property rights, Proprietary rights, Protest too much, Protestation, Purport, Put forth, Put in requisition, Receive, Rend from, Rending, Request, Require, Requirement, Requisition, Right, Right of entry, Rights, Ripping, Rush, Rush order, Screw, Seek, Seisin, Seize, Set forth, Settlement, Share, Snap up, Snatch, Socage, Solicit, Squat, Squat on, Squatting, Stake, State, Statement, Statement of facts, Steal, Strict settlement, Sublease, Take, Take by assault, Take by storm, Take doing, Take hold of, Take possession, Tax, Taxing, Tear from, Tearing, Tenancy, Tenantry, Tenure, Tenure in chivalry, Title, Tribute, Trust, Ultimatum, Underlease, Undertenancy, Use, Usucapion, Usucapt, Vested interest, Vested right, Villein socage, Villeinhold, Villenage, Vindicate, Want, Want doing, Warn, Warning, Warrant, Whip up, Wrench, Wrench from, Wrenching, Wrest, Wresting, Wring, Wring from, Wringing, Request, Application, Assertion, Declaration, Profession, Affirmation, Avowal, Averment, Protestation, Representation

How to use Claim in a sentence?

  1. The widows claim against the doctor, who was responsible for her husbands death, was dismissed by the judge on the grounds that there was insufficient evidence.
  2. The claim was that the defendant fell down the stairs after an ice storm because proper salting techniques were not used.
  3. I entered the store to buy a new phone, but the customer service representative told me i had to file an insurance claim and they would send me a new one to my house.
  4. He claimed that he came from a wealthy, educated family.
  5. He was dogged by the claim that he had CIA links.
  6. The court had denied their claims to asylum.

Meaning of Claim & Claim Definition