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Synonyms for claim

Synonyms for claim

to assert one's right to


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

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Descendant of a minor branch of the Medici family, by his patronage Cosimo made a determined effort to lay claim to Hercules by associating himself with the half-god on coins and medals and in sculpture and paintings.
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With a jobless economic recovery and a sagging stock market, it is understandable that President Bush would attempt to direct voters' attention to the only thing he can legitimately lay claim to, his war in Iraq.
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