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Claim vs. Proclaim

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Claimnoun

A demand of ownership made for something.

‘a claim of ownership’; ‘a claim of victory’;

Proclaimverb

To announce or declare.

Claimnoun

The thing claimed.

Proclaimverb

To make known by public announcement; to give wide publicity to; to publish abroad; to promulgate; to declare; as, to proclaim war or peace.

‘To proclaim liberty to the captives.’; ‘For the apparel oft proclaims the man.’; ‘Throughout the host proclaimA solemn council forthwith to be held.’;

Claimnoun

The right or ground of demanding.

‘You don't have any claim on my time, since I'm no longer your employee.’;

Proclaimverb

To outlaw by public proclamation.

‘I heard myself proclaimed.’;

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Claimnoun

A new statement of something one believes to be the truth, usually when the statement has yet to be verified or without valid evidence provided.

‘The company's share price dropped amid claims of accounting fraud.’;

Proclaimverb

declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles;

‘He was proclaimed King’;

Claimnoun

A demand of ownership for previously unowned land.

‘Miners had to stake their claims during the gold rush.’;

Proclaimverb

state or announce;

‘`I am not a Communist,'’; ‘The King will proclaim an amnesty’;

Claimnoun

(legal) A legal demand for compensation or damages.

Proclaimverb

affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of;

‘The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President’;

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Claimverb

To demand ownership of.

Proclaimverb

praise, glorify, or honor;

‘extol the virtues of one's children’; ‘glorify one's spouse's cooking’;

Claimverb

To state a new fact, typically without providing evidence to prove it is true.

Claimverb

To demand ownership or right to use for land.

Claimverb

(legal) To demand compensation or damages through the courts.

Claimverb

(intransitive) To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title; to have a claim.

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Claimverb

(archaic) To proclaim.

Claimverb

(archaic) To call or name.

Claimverb

To ask for, or seek to obtain, by virtue of authority, right, or supposed right; to challenge as a right; to demand as due.

Claimverb

To proclaim.

Claimverb

To call or name.

Claimverb

To assert; to maintain.

Claimverb

To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title; to have a claim.

‘We must know how the first ruler, from whom any one claims, came by his authority.’;

Claimnoun

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.

Claimnoun

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.

Claimnoun

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.

Claimnoun

A loud call.

Claimnoun

an assertion of a right (as to money or property);

‘his claim asked for damages’;

Claimnoun

an assertion that something is true or factual;

‘his claim that he was innocent’; ‘evidence contradicted the government's claims’;

Claimnoun

demand for something as rightful or due;

‘they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day’;

Claimnoun

an informal right to something;

‘his claim on her attentions’; ‘his title to fame’;

Claimnoun

an established or recognized right;

‘a strong legal claim to the property’; ‘he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate’; ‘he staked his claim’;

Claimnoun

a demand especially in the phrase

‘the call of duty’;

Claimverb

assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing;

‘He claimed that he killed the burglar’;

Claimverb

demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to;

‘He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter’; ‘Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident’;

Claimverb

ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example;

‘They claimed on the maximum allowable amount’;

Claimverb

lay claim to; as of an idea;

‘She took credit for the whole idea’;

Claimverb

take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs;

‘the accident claimed three lives’; ‘The hard work took its toll on her’;

Claimverb

state or assert that something is the case, typically without providing evidence or proof

‘‘I'm entitled to be conceited,’ he claimed’; ‘not every employee is eligible to claim unfair dismissal’; ‘the Prime Minister claimed that he was concerned about Third World debt’;

Claimverb

assert that one has gained or achieved (something)

‘his supporters claimed victory in the presidential elections’;

Claimverb

formally request or demand; say that one owns or has earned (something)

‘if no one claims the items, they will become Crown property’;

Claimverb

make a demand for (money) under the terms of an insurance policy

‘the premiums are reduced by fifty per cent if you don't claim on the policy’;

Claimverb

call for (someone's notice and thought)

‘a most unwelcome event claimed his attention’;

Claimverb

cause the loss of (someone's life)

‘the attacks claimed the lives of five people’;

Claimnoun

an assertion that something is true

‘he was dogged by the claim that he had CIA links’;

Claimnoun

a statement of the novel features in a patent

‘the two patents based on his claims will be reconfirmed’;

Claimnoun

a demand or request for something considered one's due

‘the court had denied their claims to asylum’;

Claimnoun

an application for compensation under the terms of an insurance policy

‘he should make a claim on his house insurance for storm damage’;

Claimnoun

a right or title to something

‘they have first claim on the assets of the trust’;

Claimnoun

a piece of land allotted to or taken by someone in order to be mined

‘each of them was to be rewarded with a farm and a number of mining claims in the land’;

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