- 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. - A right to claim or demand something; a title to any debt,
privilege, or other thing in possession of another; also, a title to
anything which another should give or concede to, or confer on, the
claimant. - The thing claimed or demanded; that (as land) to which any
one intends to establish a right; as a settler's claim; a miner's
claim. - A loud call.
2. Claim [v. i.]
- To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title;
to have a claim.
3. Claim [v./.]
- To ask for, or seek to obtain, by virtue of authority,
right, or supposed right; to challenge as a right; to demand as due. - To proclaim. - To call or name. - To assert; to maintain.