Definition for claim

verb as in demand, maintain property or right


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Before the 2016 election and, from a bigger platform, before the 2020 election, he amplified unfounded claims about the flaws in the electoral system to try to backstop his potential electoral loss.

To be sure, Brooks recognizes the “otherization” at play when officers peremptorily reject claims that racial bias insinuates itself into policing decisions by reducing 7-D residents to “animals.”

Those claims came into question on Thursday, when the Associated Press reported that leaders of the organization were notified in June of at least 10 harassment claims against Weaver, including two involving Lincoln Project employees.

A HUD official told The Washington Post that Thursday’s move expands the universe of people who can file a fair-housing complaint because individuals will no longer have to make a nonconformity allegation in discrimination claims.

If it stops you, maybe you should switch to DEET, sunscreen, or Johnson Wax, as the users of these products make the same claim.

Defenders of the status quo claim the old rules protect consumers.

How the hell does somebody show up at a David Duke organized event in 2002 and claim ignorance?

The claim is one of a series of allegations made in a controversial documentary that the BBC has now pulled.

They were called La Red Avispa (The Wasp Network) and claim to have successfully foiled a number of threats against the island.

The FBI and the President may claim that the Hermit Kingdom is to blame for the most high-profile network breach in forever.

The purchasers found that this claim was not well founded, and sought to recover their money.

I claim that it contains many errors of fact, and the Higher Criticism supports the claim; as we shall see.

He took mental inventory of his possessions and what he could lay claim to, and he happened to think about his wife's homestead.

Having thus enrolled himself as one of the Agency Indians, he had a claim on this the Agency doctor.

Who was he, indeed, that he should claim the right to thwart another's happiness, hinder another's best self-realisation?

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On this page you'll find 184 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to claim, such as: allegation, application, assertion, call, case, and demand.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.