claim

I
n.

1) to enter, file, lodge, make, put forward, put in, submit; establish; press; substantiate a claim (she filed a claim for compensation)

2) to lay claim to; to stake, stake out a claim to

3) (esp. AE) to jump ('steal') smb.'s claim

4) to contest; disallow, dismiss, reject; dispute a claim

5) to forfeit; give up, renounce, waive, withdraw a claim

6) to settle a claim (they settled their claim out of court)

7) an excessive, extravagant, unreasonable; fraudulent; legal; moral; outstanding; prior; specious; undisputed; unsubstantiated, unsupported claim; competing, conflicting, rival claims

8) a disability; insurance claim

9) a claim against; for; on; to (she submitted a claim for damages against the other driver; there are many claims on my time; he has no claim to the estate; a claim to fame)

10) a claim that + clause (the claim that he could reduce taxes proved to be false)

II
v.

1) (E) she claims to own this property

2) (L) he claims that he was cheated

* * *
[kleɪm]
competing
conflicting
disallow
dispute a claim
for
insurance claim
put forward
rival claims
specious
stake out a claim to
to stake
undisputed
unsubstantiated
unsupported claim
waive
withdraw a claim
substantiate a claim (she filed a claim for compensation)
to (she submitted a claim for damages against the other driver; there are many claims on my time; he has no claim to the estate; a claim to fame)
(E) she claims to own this property
(L) he claims that he was cheated
(esp. AE) to jump ('steal') smb. 's claim
a disability
a claim against
an excessive
to contest
to enter
to forfeit
to lay claim to
a claim that + clause (the claim that he could reduce taxes proved to be false)
to settle a claim (they settled their claim out of court)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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