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claiming

verb , present participle of claim

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1 to state as a fact usually forcefully
  • people who claim that they have been kidnapped by aliens from other worlds
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2 to ask for (something) earnestly or with authority
  • after many years had passed, he suddenly appeared to claim his inheritance
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3 to deprive of life
  • cancer claims hundreds of thousands of Americans each year
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4 to have as a requirement
  • caring for her three small children claims virtually all of her time
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