claim

Part of speech: verb

To lay claim to; make a claim; maintain.

Part of speech: noun

The demand of something as a right; assertion of a right; a right or title.

Part of speech: noun

The asserting, as of a fact.

Part of speech: noun

Anything claimed, as a settler's tract.

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Usage examples "claim":

  1. They've no claim on ye at all, at all. - "Dick Lionheart", Mary Rowles Jarvis.
  2. But the claim was not just, and to law he went. - "The Disowned, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  3. And yet she did want to claim the girl as her very own, that she might know a real mother's love. - "Jess of the Rebel Trail", H. A. Cody.