lay claim

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Related to lay claim: undeterred, stirred up, swayed, overhyped
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Synonyms for lay claim

demand as being one's due or property

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Kuala Lumpur : Supporters of an armed bid by Filipino intruders to lay claim to a Malaysian state took their campaign to cyberspace on Monday, manipulating Google search listings to show a message backing the incursion.
CYPRUS can lay claim to being the only place in the world where Lefkara Lace is produced.
The government could lay claim to a lucrative shipwreck industry, with an amendment to the Abandoned Wreck Act that sources claim could erase the nation's sovereign debt and stop millions of dollars from leaving yearly in illegal salvages, reports The Nassau Guardian (March 30, 2011).
Despite Lay Claim being a half-brother to plenty of winners, Sir Michael Stoute and Freemason Lodge were happy to offload the colt last month after seven starts without success.
Having already met with Sturgeon Falls officials who have accomplished a similar task, Desmeules is moving forward to try and lay claim to the hydroelectric facility, which she says no longer belongs to Tembec after they idled their mill.
While Obama was against the war during his run for the Senate, to state that this man can lay claim to being fresh and different than Kerry, Edwards, Biden, Dodd or Clinton is ridiculous.
The last man to lay claim to the feat was Gordon Sample, who proved his point by clearing the viaduct FOUR times in September 1962.
Servant of the Gods is a historical fiction novel that brings to life the events of the Song of Deborah, the Biblical story of how Deborah and Barak led an army to defeat the Canaanites and lay claim to Israel.
Both lay claim to the egg and trouble begins--but both agree it's beautiful.
Because religious leaders have a sacred duty to teach from texts that lay claim to eternal truths, they cannot simply moderate their teaching according to fluctuations in social mores," stated the brief.
As I write this, outlays for fiscal 2006 are still being debated, but this much is certain: Bush and the Republicans can in no way lay claim to the mantle of fiscal restraint.
Both projects convey a certain joie de vivre and lay claim to popular appeal but stand to some extent beyond the pale of contemporary critical discourse.
Fears that a new Government department would lay claim to an historic Welsh courthouse have been lifted.
Significantly, that game is about conquering Thebes: What little is shared between the men is in the Boy Scout lingo of the alpha male; calling to each other from separate peaks, they lay claim to "my mountain" and "your mountain.
Two out of the three are trying to lay claim on Steph-Ian in the hopes of shared parenthood and Gary with an engagement ring-despite the fact that she will never belong to any one person.