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Synonyms for claim

Synonyms for claim

to assert one's right to

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to defend, maintain, or insist on the recognition of (one's rights, for example)

to put into words positively and with conviction

to ask for urgently or insistently

the act of demanding

a legitimate or supposed right to demand something as one's rightful due

a right or legal share in something

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an assertion of a right (as to money or property)

an assertion that something is true or factual

demand for something as rightful or due

an informal right to something

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an established or recognized right

a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"

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assert or affirm strongly

ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example

take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs

References in classic literature ?
Tragedy too is claimed by certain Dorians of the Peloponnese.
Fac-simile copies of this piece had been in possession of the present editor some time previous to its publication in "Scribner's Magazine" for September, 1875; but as proofs of the authorship claimed for it were not forthcoming, he refrained from publishing it as requested.
He had found Lydgate, for whom he had the sincerest respect, under circumstances which claimed his thorough and frankly declared sympathy; and the reason why, in spite of that claim, it would have been better for Will to have avoided all further intimacy, or even contact, with Lydgate, was precisely of the kind to make such a course appear impossible.
No laggard may claim Tara of Helium; but haste now lest thou lose also Olvia Marthis, whom I have never seen wait long to be claimed for this or any other dance.
This they claimed was ten ounces; but when they filled a pan of dirt to prove the lie, they washed out twelve ounces.
As this afforded only protection for one, and as the Traveler and the owner of the Ass both claimed it, a violent dispute arose between them as to which of them had the right to the Shadow.
THE Pahdour of Patagascar and the Gookul of Madagonia were disputing about an island which both claimed.
And while many people were feeling like this, the Pope claimed still more.
claimed that some regard should be had to a State which grew the best cotton in all America, produced the best green oak for the service of the navy, and contained the finest oil, besides iron mines, in which the yield was fifty per cent.