1. An assertion of a right (as to money or property) (synset 106742613)
    "his claim asked for damages"
  2. An assertion that something is true or factual (synset 106743312)
    "his claim that he was innocent"; "evidence contradicted the government's claims"
  3. Demand for something as rightful or due (synset 101063869)
    "they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"
  4. An informal right to something (synset 105183431)
    "his claim on her attentions"; "his title to fame"
  5. An established or recognized right (synset 105188726)
    "a strong legal claim to the property"; "he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate"; "he staked his claim"
  6. A demand especially in the phrase (synset 107206789)
    "the call of duty"
  1. Assert or affirm strongly;
    State to be true or existing (synset 200758383)
    "He claimed that he killed the burglar"
  2. Demand as being one's due or property;
    Assert one's right or title to (synset 202280210)
    "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"; "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident"
  3. Ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example (synset 201020361)
    "They claimed on the maximum allowable amount"
  4. Lay claim to;
    As of an idea (synset 200760378)
    "She took credit for the whole idea"
  5. Take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs (synset 200758121)
    "the accident claimed three lives"; "The hard work took its toll on her"

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