claim

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

claim

noun

Definition of CLAIM

1
an entitlement to something <I'm announcing my claim to that last slice of pizza>
Synonyms call, dibs, pretense (or pretence), pretension, right
2
a legal right to participation in the advantages, profits, and responsibility of something <a shareholder has a claim in the business>
Synonyms claim, share, stake
3
a solemn and often public declaration of the truth or existence of something <Galileo's claim that the moon has a very irregular surface and thus is not the perfect sphere that the ancients had imagined>
Antonyms disavowal
4
something that someone insists upon having <young children make great claims on their parents' time>

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