claim

  • 1 claim — n [Old French, from clamer to call, claim, from Latin clamare to shout, proclaim] 1 a: a demand for something (as money) due or believed to be due; specif: a demand for a benefit (as under the workers compensation law) or contractual payment (as… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 claim — A right to payment (SA Bankruptcy.com) A right to payment, whether or not fixed, contingent, liquidated, disputed, or matured. (Bernstein s Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology) BAR DATE The date by which claims must be filed with the Bankruptcy… …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 3 claim — claim; claim·ant; claim·er; claim·less; de·claim; dis·claim·ant; dis·claim·er; ex·claim·er; non·claim; pro·claim·er; re·claim·able; re·claim·ant; re·claim·er; sub·claim; ac·claim; coun·ter·claim; dis·claim; ex·claim; pro·claim; re·claim;… …

    English syllables

  • 4 claim — vb *demand, exact, require Analogous words: *maintain, assert, defend, vindicate, justify: allege, *adduce, advance Antonyms: disclaim: renounce Contrasted words: disavow, disown, dis acknowledge (see affirmative verbs at ACKNOWLEDGE): reject,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 claim — verb. There are several areas of difficulty with this word. The first concerns claim + that, and the second claim + to. The third concerns the expression to claim responsibility. 1. claim + that. In this construction, claim should not be used as… …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 Claim — Claim, n. [Of. claim cry, complaint, from clamer. See {Claim}, v. t.] 1. A demand of a right or supposed right; a calling on another for something due or supposed to be due; an assertion of a right or fact. [1913 Webster] 2. A right to claim or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 claim — [klām] vt. [ME claimen < OFr claimer, to call, claim < L clamare, to cry out: see CLAMOR] 1. to demand or ask for as rightfully belonging or due to one; assert one s right to (a title, accomplishment, etc. that should be recognized) [to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Claim — may refer to: Claim (legal) Claim (patent) Land claim Proposition, a statement which is either true or false A right Sequent, in mathematics A main contention, see conclusion of law This disambiguation page lists articles associ …

    Wikipedia

  • 9 Claim — Claim, v. i. To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title; to have a claim. [1913 Webster] We must know how the first ruler, from whom any one claims, came by his authority. Locke. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Claim — (Englisch Behauptung, Anspruch) bezeichnet: im angelsächsischen Raum im Rechtswesen einen Anspruch im angelsächsischen Raum einen Rechtstitel auf Grundbesitz, siehe Claim (Grundbesitz) einen Begriff aus dem Marketing, siehe Claim (Werbung) als… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 11 Claim — [kleim] der, auch das; [s], s <aus gleichbed. engl. claim zu to claim »beanspruchen«, dies über altfr. clamer »(aus)schreien« aus lat. clamare »rufen, schreien«>: 1. Anrecht, Rechtsanspruch, Patentanspruch (Rechtsw.). 2. Anteil (z. B. an… …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 12 claim — [n] property, right demanded or reserved affirmation, allegation, application, assertion, birthright, call, case, counterclaim, declaration, demand, dibs, due, entreaty, interest, lien, part, petition, plea, postulation, prerogative, pretense,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 Claim — (kl[=a]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Claimed} (kl[=a]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Claiming}.] [OE. clamen, claimen, OF. clamer, fr. L. clamare to cry out, call; akin to calare to proclaim, Gr. kalei^n to call, Skr. kal to sound, G. holen to fetch, E. hale… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 claim — ● claim nom masculin (anglais claim, titre) Titre de propriété minière, conférant le droit d exploiter sur une superficie déterminée. Terrain renfermant du minerai (or, diamant, uranium) …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 15 claim — Claim, c est à dire clameur ou complainte et demande qu on fait contre aucun en jugement. Je mets mon claim et ma demande du tout à neant. Berinus …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 16 Claim — (engl., spr. klēm), »Anspruch«, insbes. Goldgräberparzelle, Mutung …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 Claim — (engl., spr. klehm), Anspruch, Besitztitel; erworbenes Stück Land, Anteil an einer Goldgräberei …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 18 Claim — 〈 [klɛım] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 1. Anspruch, Anrecht 2. Anteil (bes. an einer Goldmine) [Etym.: engl.] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 19 Claim — [kle:m ], der und das; s, s <englisch> (Anspruch, Besitztitel; Anteil an einem Goldgräberunternehmen; Werbeslogan) …

    Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • 20 claim — ► VERB 1) state as being the case, without being able to give proof. 2) demand as one s due. 3) call for (someone s attention). 4) request (money) under the terms of an insurance policy. 5) cause the loss of (someone s life). ► NOUN 1) …

    English terms dictionary


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