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claim British & World English

State or assert that something is the case, typically without providing evidence or proof

claim English Thesaurus

Davies claimed that she was lying

pay claim British & World English

A demand for an increase in pay, especially one made by a trade union

cross-claim British & World English

A claim brought by one defendant against another in the same proceeding

lay claim to British & World English

Assert that one has a right to (something)

claim to fame British & World English

A reason for being regarded as unusual or noteworthy

stake a claim British & World English

Assert one’s right to something

statement of claim British & World English

A pleading served by the plaintiff in a High Court action, containing the allegations made against the defendant and the relief sought by the plaintiff

claim something back British & World English

Ask for money that one has paid to be returned in accordance with the law or one’s rights

scalp British & World English

Used with reference to the defeat of an opponent

claim to fame in claim British & World English

A reason for being regarded as unusual or noteworthy

claim something back in claim British & World English

Ask for money that one has paid to be returned in accordance with the law or one’s rights

lay claim to in lay1 British & World English

Assert that one has a right to (something)

stake a claim in stake1 British & World English

Assert one’s right to something

quitclaim British & World English

A formal renunciation or relinquishing of a claim

baggage reclaim British & World English

The area in an airport where arriving passengers collect luggage that has been transported in the hold of the aircraft

baggage claim in baggage reclaim British & World English

The area in an airport where arriving passengers collect luggage that has been transported in the hold of the aircraft

counterclaim British & World English

A claim made to rebut a previous claim

statement of claim in claim British & World English

A statement of the novel features in a patent


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