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


claim arrogate


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

Used in print

(Gene Caesar, Rifle for Rent....)

Later , riding in for some lusty enjoyment of the liquor and professional ladies of Cheyenne , he laid_claim to the killing with the vague insinuations he made .