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1. claim

verb. ['ˈkleɪm'] assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing.

Synonyms

  • pretend
  • charge
  • make out
  • postulate
  • contend
  • profess
  • purport

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • disprove
  • deny
  • disavow

Etymology

  • claimen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • claimer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Claim

  • postgame
  • overcame
  • inflame
  • ballgame
  • rename
  • defame
  • became
  • aflame
  • swaim
  • graeme
  • frame
  • fraim
  • flame
  • flaim
  • brame
  • blame
  • ashame
  • tame
  • shame
  • sejm
  • same
  • rhame
  • name
  • mayme
  • mame
  • maim
  • lame
  • kaim
  • haim
  • game

How do you pronounce claim?

Pronounce claim as kleɪm.

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Sentences with claim


1. Noun, singular or mass
And keep in mind that your insurance will unfortunately increase each time you have to make a claim.

2. Verb, base form
Anyone can steal them and claim them as their own.

Quotes about claim


1. The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

2. America's popular heroes have seldom been its great thinkers, and even less its scientists. The success of TV's 'Big Bang Theory,' which seems to give the lie to this claim, is more the exception that proves the rule.
- Seth Shostak

3. Given the scale of trauma caused by the genocide, Rwanda has indicated that however thin the hope of a community can be, a hero always emerges. Although no one can dare claim that it is now a perfect state, and that no more work is needed, Rwanda has risen from the ashes as a model or truth and reconciliation.
- Wole Soyinka

2. claim

noun. ['ˈkleɪm'] an assertion of a right (as to money or property).

Synonyms

  • cause of action
  • pretension
  • assertion
  • asseveration
  • averment

Antonyms

  • iodinate
  • string
  • abstain
  • give

Etymology

  • claimen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • claimer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. claim

noun. ['ˈkleɪm'] an assertion that something is true or factual.

Synonyms

  • asseveration
  • averment
  • allegement
  • allegation

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • refuse
  • outgo
  • stay

Etymology

  • claimen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • claimer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. claim

verb. ['ˈkleɪm'] demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to.

Synonyms

  • arrogate
  • assign
  • pretend
  • requisition
  • bespeak
  • lay claim
  • quest
  • request
  • take

Antonyms

  • derequisition
  • wrong
  • supply
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • claimen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • claimer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. claim

verb. ['ˈkleɪm'] ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example.

Synonyms

  • exact
  • demand
  • counterclaim
  • bespeak
  • quest
  • request

Antonyms

  • inexact
  • imperfect
  • inaccurate
  • incorrect

Etymology

  • claimen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • claimer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. claim

noun. ['ˈkleɪm'] demand for something as rightful or due.

Synonyms

  • insurance claim

Antonyms

  • promote
  • real

Etymology

  • claimen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • claimer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. claim

verb. ['ˈkleɪm'] lay claim to; as of an idea.

Synonyms

  • verify
  • affirm
  • arrogate
  • assert
  • avow
  • aver
  • lay claim
  • swear
  • take

Antonyms

  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • disbelieve
  • imprecise

Etymology

  • claimen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • claimer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. claim

noun. ['ˈkleɪm'] an informal right to something.

Synonyms

  • right

Antonyms

  • dock
  • burden

Etymology

  • claimen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • claimer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. claim

noun. ['ˈkleɪm'] an established or recognized right.

Synonyms

  • legal right
  • own right
  • title

Antonyms

  • charge
  • lodge
  • fuse
  • ionate

Etymology

  • claimen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • claimer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. claim

verb. ['ˈkleɪm'] take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs.

Synonyms

  • necessitate
  • call for
  • demand
  • ask
  • require
  • need
  • involve
  • postulate
  • take

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • lose
  • stay in place
  • negate

Etymology

  • claimen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • claimer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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