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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

Synonyms for claim

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 ?
His ruling passion of imitation, apparently, was not diminished by the loss of his telephone claims, as he came to public view again in 1903 as a trailer of Marconi.
Whenever the States may choose to substitute other republican forms, they have a right to do so, and to claim the federal guaranty for the latter.
It's in spots, but I wouldn't be none surprised if some of them claims yielded as high as fifty thousand.
Lady Janet decided that five years' salary immediately given, and future assistance rendered if necessary, would represent a fit remembrance of the late Colonel Roseberry's claims, and a liberal pecuniary acknowledgment of any harshness of treatment which Grace might have sustained at her hands.
One solitary town, Tampa Town, was able to put in a claim in favor of its situation.
My question is only whether the just man, while refusing to have more than another just man, would wish and claim to have more than the unjust?
Perhaps he rejoiced at so easy a manner of getting rid of claims so troublesome; perhaps he awaited a fitting time to exhibit his power; or it even might be, that matters of so much greater importance were pressing on his mind, that it had not leisure to devote any of its faculties to an event of so much indifference.
May it please the court, the claim given the front place, the claim most persistently urged, the claim most strenuously and I may even say aggressively and defiantly insisted upon by the prosecution is this--that the person whose hand left the bloodstained fingerprints upon the handle of the Indian knife is the person who committed the murder.
For the same reason the Dorians claim the invention both of Tragedy and Comedy.
From all of his Pack he may claim Full-gorge when the killer has eaten; and none may refuse him the same.
Of the many verses from time to time ascribed to the pen of Edgar Poe, and not included among his known writings, the lines entitled "Alone" have the chief claim to our notice.
Nice" women, however wronged, would never claim the kind of freedom he meant, and generous- minded men like himself were therefore--in the heat of argument--the more chivalrously ready to concede it to them.
It seems, then, requisite for the establishment of a state, that all, or at least many of these particulars should be well canvassed and inquired into; and that virtue and education may most justly claim the right of being considered as the necessary means of making the citizens happy, as we have already said.
Only by renouncing our claim to discern a purpose immediately intelligible to us, and admitting the ultimate purpose to be beyond our ken, may we discern the sequence of experiences in the lives of historic characters and perceive the cause of the effect they produce (incommensurable with ordinary human capabilities), and then the words chance and genius become superfluous.
Will had given a disinterested attention to an intended settlement on a new plan in the Far West, and the need for funds in order to carry out a good design had set him on debating with himself whether it would not be a laudable use to make of his claim on Bulstrode, to urge the application of that money which had been offered to himself as a means of carrying out a scheme likely to be largely beneficial.