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claim (n):
demand for something as rightful or due
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they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day
claim (n):
an informal right to something
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his claim on her attentions.
his title to fame
claim (n):
an established or recognized right
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a strong legal claim to the property.
he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate.
he staked his claim

Related Word: title
claim (n):
an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
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his claim asked for damages
claim (n):
an assertion that something is true or factual
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his claim that he was innocent.
evidence contradicted the government's claims
claim (n):
a demand especially in the phrase
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the call of duty
claim (v):
take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
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the accident claimed three lives.
The hard work took its toll on her
claim (v):
assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing
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He claimed that he killed the burglar
claim (v):
lay claim to; as of an idea
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She took credit for the whole idea
claim (v):
ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example
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They claimed on the maximum allowable amount
claim (v):
demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to
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He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter.
Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident

Related Words: arrogate
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Many hands make light work

Bir elin nesi var, iki elin sesi var
Many people sharing a job or tasks make easier work of it.


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