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1 claim /ˈkleɪm/ verb
claims; claimed; claiming
1 claim
/ˈkleɪm/
verb
claims; claimed; claiming
Learner's definition of CLAIM
[+ object]
: to say that (something) is true when some people may say it is not true
often followed by to + verb
: to say that you have (something)
: to say that (something) belongs to you or that you deserve (something)
: to say that you have a legal right to be given (something)
: to take (something that belongs to you or that you deserve)
used to say that someone's attention, time, etc., is being given to something
: to cause the end of someone's life

— claimable

/ˈkleɪməbəl/ adjective
2 claim /ˈkleɪm/ noun
plural claims
2 claim
/ˈkleɪm/
noun
plural claims
Learner's definition of CLAIM
[count]
: a statement saying that something happened a certain way or will happen a certain way : a statement saying that something is true when some people may say it is not true
: an official request for something (such as money) that is owed to you or that you believe is owed to you
: a right to have something usually + on or to
◊ To lay claim to (something) is to say that it belongs to you or that you have a right to it.
: an area of land that you take as your own often for a specified use

baggage claim

or baggage claim area
: the area in an airport or bus station where you pick up your luggage after traveling

claim to fame

: something that someone or something is famous for or that makes someone or something important or interesting

stake (out) a claim

see 2stake
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