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claim [ kleim] vt.声称,主张;索取

claim [ kleim] n.权利,所有权

claim 索赔;赔偿;赔偿金

to make a (one's) claim 提出索赔

to register a (one's) claim 提出索赔

to file a (one's) claim 提出索赔

to lodge a (one's) claim 提出索赔

to raise a (one's) claim 提出索赔

to put in a (one's) claim 提出索赔

to bring up a (one's) claim 提出索赔

to make a claim with (against) sb. 向某方提出索赔

to make a claim for (on)sth. 就某事提出索赔

claims 索赔;债权

to settle a claim 解决索赔(问题)

to withdraw a claim 撤消(某项)索赔

to waive a claim 放弃索赔(要求)

claim on the goods 对某(批)货索赔

claim on you 向某人(方)提出索赔

claim for trade dispute 贸易纠纷(引起的)索赔

claim for indemnity 要求索赔

claim for compensation 要求补偿

claims expenses 理赔费用

claim for short weight 由于短重而索赔

claim for damage 由于损坏而索赔

claim for loss and damage of cargo 货物损失索赔

claim for inferior quality 由于质量低劣而索赔

claim against carrier 向承运人索赔

claims assessor 估损人

claims settling agent 理赔代理人

claims surveying agent 理赔检验代理人

claiming administration 索赔局

claims department (commission board) 索赔委员会

claim letter 索赔书

claims documents 索赔证件

claim report 索赔报告

claims statement 索赔清单

claims settlement 理赔

claims settling fee 理赔代理费

claim indemnity 索赔

claims rejected 拒赔

insurance claim 保险索赔

contractual claim 根据合同的债权

insurance claim 保险索赔

行李领取处 luggage claim; baggage claim

我在何处可取得行李? Where can I get my baggage?
我找不到我的行李。 I can'find my baggage.
这是我的行李票。 Here is my claim tag.
是否可麻烦紧急查询? Could you please check it urgently?
你总共遗失了几件行李? How many pieces of baggage have you lost?

Call now to book and to claim your free colour brochure. 现在打电话预定,索取免费彩色介绍资料。

  专利要求书 Patent Claim

Annual Pension Claim Form
按年申领退休金/抚恤金表格

Claim for Overseas Education Allowance [GF 426]
申请海外教育津贴〔通用表格第426号〕

Claims Register [GF 207]
索偿记录册〔通用表格第207号〕

Claims Report [GF 296]
索偿报告〔通用表格第296号〕

false claim of support 作出虚假的支持声称

Although many people claim that, along with the rapidly economic development, the number of people who use bicycle are decreasing and bicycle is bound to die out. The information I've collected over the recent years leads me to believe that bicycle will continue to play extremely important roles in modern society.
尽管许多人认为随着经济的高速发展,用自行车的人数会减少,自行车可能会消亡, 然而,这几年我收集的一些信息让我相信自行车仍然会继续在现代社会发挥极其重要的作用。

accept a claim 接受索赔

Claim 要求权,索赔,债权

claim of ownership 所有权要求

claim to property 索赔财产

claim statement 索赔清单

notice of claim 索赔通知

He claimed that he hadn't done it, but I didn't believe him.
他声称没有做这件事,可是我不相信他。

People who fish and sail sometimes claim to have seen monsters in the sea.
渔夫和水手有时会声称在海上看到过妖怪。

She claimed she was the owner of the land, but her cousin challenged her claim.
她宣称自己为那块地的主人,但她的堂弟却提出了不同意见。

Watt claimed to be the inventor of the steam engine.
瓦特自称为蒸气发动机的发明者。

Most political officials claim that their policies will benefit large sections of the population.
大多数的政客都宣称他们的政策会使大部分人受益。

It is claimed that soap powders pollute the water we drink.
据说肥皂粉污染了我们的饮用水。

The government claims that most people are better off than they were five years ago.
政府声称大多数人比五年前富裕。

Where can we make the insurance claim? 我们可以在哪里提出保险赔偿?这个无法与那个比较。

As for the lowbrows’ claim to be specially “human”, I for one have never been able to understand why it should be “inhuman” to use the faculties that distinguish us from pigs and geese and “human” to use those which we share with the lower animals.
对于没学问者自称特殊的“人类”,有一点我一直搞不明白,为什么是“非人类”去使用那些设施来将我们和猪啊、鹅啊划分,而“人类”去使用那些我们与低等动物共享的东西。

Money is not the root of all eviles as is usually claimed, what is the root of all evils is the lust for money, that is the excessive, selfish and greedy pusuit of mnoey.
Nathaniell Hawthorn, American writer
金钱并非像平常说的那样是万恶之源。而对金钱的贪图,既对金钱过分的、自私的、贪婪的追求,才是一切邪恶的根源。
美国作家霍桑.N.

@@@ 要求, 请求
ask for 要, 要求; 找
at one's request & at the request of 在...的要求之下, 应...的要求
attendance required 要求参加, 必须参加
be hard on 对...要求严厉
beg A for B 向A恳求得到B
by request 应邀, 应...的请求
call for 需要; 要求
call on/uponsb. to do sth. 邀请或要求某人做某事
change for 收费, 要价
excuse from 请求免除; 得到解脱
fall back on 依赖, 依靠; 求助于
fit the bill 符合要求, 适合要求
go after 追求; 争取
hunger for 渴望, 渴求
insist on/upon 坚持, 坚决要求
lay claim to 声称/要求...是自己的; 争...的所有权
make demands of/on 对...提出要求; 有求于...
meet demands (of) 满足要求
push for 急切要求; 力图得到
put forward 提出(要求、事实等)
satisfy one's needs & satisfy the need of 满足...要求

@@@ 自己
blow/lose one's cool 失去自恃或失去镇静
boast of 吹牛, 自夸, 夸耀
fend for oneself 自己谋生, 照料自己
get above oneself 变得自高自大
go about one's business 忙自己的事
go Dutch 各自负担自己的费用
have nothing to do with 自己与...无关; 避开...
in person 本人, 亲自
keep to oneself 不与他人交往; 不向他人透露自己的意见和想法
knock oneself out 辛苦地工作, 使自己精疲力尽
lay claim to 声称/要求...是自己的; 争...的所有权
live by oneself 独自一人生活
on one's own 独立地, 凭自己的力量
on one's own time 自己的时间; 非工作时间
pretend to 自称拥有; 自称, 自夸
proud of 以...而自豪
read sth. into sth. 将本来没有的意思加进去解释, 自以为有某种含义
speak one's mind 直抒己见
sure of oneself 有自信心
volunteer for 自愿或无偿给与或提供(帮助、建议等)

"The accused man claimed that he'd been in another city the night of the murder. But his story didn't hold water after three differnet witnesses testified in court that they had seen him running from the scene of the crime."
“这个被控告的人说,发生谋杀案的那天晚上他出门去了,不在当地。但是,有三个不同的证人都出庭作证说,他们看见他从作案的地点逃跑。因此,他说出事那天他不在当地的说法根本是靠不住的。”

in reimbursement, please claim from our RMB¥ account held with your banking department Bank of China Head Office Beijing with the amount of your negotiation
偿付办法,请在北京总行我人民币帐户中索回你行议付之款项

all bank charges outside U.K. are for our principals account, but must claimed at the time of presentation of documents
在英国境外发生的所有银行费用,应由开证人负担,但须在提交单据是索取

negotiating bank may claim reimbursement by T.T. on the…bank certifying that the credit terms have been complied with
议付行须证明本证条款已旅行,并按电汇条款向……银行索回货款

Have you seen the shortage claim from our company?
您看过我公司的短重索赔报告了吗?

Claims occur frequently in international trade.
国际贸易中经常发生索赔现象。

We are now lodging a claim with you.
我们现在向贵方提出索赔。

I've heard that you have lodged a claim against us.
听说你们已经向我们提出了索赔。

We've given your claim our careful consideration.
我们已经就你们提出的索赔做了仔细研究。

We lodged a claim with you on fertilizer yesterday.
昨天我们就化肥问题向贵方提出索赔。

We filed a claim with(against) you for the shortweight.
关于短重问题,我们已经向你方提出索赔。

The Chinese representative and Mr.Bake discussed the claim.
中方代表与贝克先生商谈了索赔问题。

We have received the letters giving full details of this claim.
我们已经收到了内容详尽的索赔信件。

Sometimes the shipping company or insurance company is found to be responsible for the claim.
有时候,船公司或保险公司应负责赔偿。

I was asked to come to your company on my way home in order to settle the claim.
我顺路来你们公司是为了处理索赔问题的。

We have received your remittance in settlement of our claim.
我们已经收到你方解决我们索赔问题的汇款。

Claims for incorrect material must be made within 60 days after arrival of the goods.
有关不合格材料的索赔问题必须在货到后60天内予以解决。

I want to settle our claim on you for the 100 tons of bleached cotton waste, as per Sales Confirmation No. 1254E.
我们想处理一下关于销售确认书第1254E号100吨漂白废棉的索赔问题。

We are not in a position to entertain your claim.
我们不能接受你们提出的索赔要求。

But we regret our inability to accommodate your claim.
很抱歉我们不能接受你方索赔。

We may consider withdrawing the claim.
我们可以考虑撤回索赔要求。

I'll write to our home office to waive our claim immediately.
我立即写信给我们的总公司提出放弃索赔。

We register a claim for US$200.
我们提出索赔200美圆。

There are some different types of claims.
索赔有几种不同的类型。

This is a claim on quality.
这是质量索赔。

This is a claim on shortweight.
这是短重索赔

This is a claim on delayed shipment.
这是延期装运索赔。

Claim on shortweight is caused by packing damage or shortloading.
短重索赔是由包装破损或装运短重引起的。

Claim on delayed shipment is that sellers fail to make the delivery according to time schedule.
延期索赔是对卖方没有按时装运货物而提出的索赔。

Claim on quality originates from inferior quality of goods or quality changes.
品质(质量)索赔是在货物质量低劣或是质量改变的条件下发生的。

The underwriters are responsible for the claim as far as it is within the scope of cover.
只要是在保险责任范围内,保险公司就应负责赔偿。

号称 [hào chēng] /(v) be known by reputation as/(v) falsely claim to be sth/

声称 [shēng chēng] /to claim/to state/to proclaim/to assert/

宣称 [xuān chēng] /assert/claim/

要求 [yāo qiú] /request/require/stake a claim (to something)/to ask/to demand/

I would not go that far.
Energetic people now routinely work through their 60s and beyond, and remain dazzlingly productive.
我不会说得这么绝对,毕竟现在精力充沛的人们通常能工作到60岁,甚至更久,并仍然具有惊人的创造力。
At 78, Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone jokingly claims to be 53.
78岁的Viacom公司总裁萨姆勒·雷斯顿开玩笑说他只有53岁。
Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is in her 70s, and former surgeon general C.Everett Koop chairs an Internet start-up in his 80s.
最高法院法官桑德拉·欧康奈70有余,前卫生局医务主任C·库普80来岁还出任了一个互联网公司的总裁。

A lateral move that hurt my pride and blocked my professional progress prompted me to abandon my relatively high profile career although, in the manner of a disgraced government minister, I covered my exit by claiming "I wanted to spend more time with my family".
一次平级的人事调动伤了我的自尊心,并阻断了我的事业发展,这促使我放弃自己地位较高的职业,当然,就像面子扫尽的政府部长那样,我也掩饰说“我只想与家人更多的呆在一起”。

In an odd way, however, it is the educated who have claimed to have given up on have give up on ambition as an ideal.
然而,恰恰是那些受过良好教育的人却不可思议地声称他们已经放弃了雄心壮志这一理想。
What is odd is that they have perhaps most benefited from ambition — if not always their own then that of their parents and grandparents.
奇怪的是他们已经从雄心壮志中获益颇多了——如果不是他们自己的雄心,那么就是他们父母的和祖父母的。
There is heavy note of hypocrisy in this, a case of closing the barn door after the horses have escaped — with the educated themselves riding on them.
这其中有着浓厚的虚伪色彩,恰如马跑后再关上马厩的门那样,而受过良好教育的人自己正骑在那些马背上。

Now the tide appears to be turning.
现在看来这种趋势正在转变。
As personal injury claims continue as before.
尽管个人伤害的指控一如既往地继续着,
Some courts are beginning to side with defendants, especially in cases where a warning label probably wouldn't have changed anything.
但有些法庭已开始站到被告一方,特别是在处理那些有警示语也无法避免伤害的案件时。

What this amounts to, of course, is that the scientist has become the victim of his own writings.
当然,这几乎等于说:那位科学家成了他自己论文的受害者。
He has put forward unquestioned claims so consistently that he not only believes them himself, but has convinced industrial and business management that they are true.
他所提出的种种论断是如此不容置疑、如此一致,以至于不仅他自己相信了,而且也说服了工商界的管理者相信其正确性。

If you see an article consistently advertised, it is the surest proof I know that the article does what is claimed for it, and that it represents good value.
如果你看到一种商品不断地打广告,我认为这是最可靠的证明,即此商品一定与其宣传名副其实,一定体现良好的价值。

{adj: adjusted} altered to accommodate to certain requirements or bring into a proper relation
"an adjusted insurance claim"
"the car runs more smoothly with the timing adjusted"
<-> unadjusted

{adj: agnostic, agnostical} uncertain of all claims to knowledge
<-> gnostic

{adj: arrogant, chesty, self-important} having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride
"an arrogant official"
"arrogant claims"
"chesty as a peacock"

{adj: backed, backed up} having backing
"a claim backed up by strong evidence"

{adj: concerned, interested} involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in
"a memorandum to those concerned"
"an enterprise in which three men are concerned"
"factors concerned in the rise and fall of epidemics"
"the interested parties met to discuss the business"

{adj: defeasible} capable of being annulled or voided or terminated
"a claim to an estate may be defeasible so long as the claimant is under 21 and unmarried"
<-> indefeasible

{adj: diametric, diametrical, opposite, polar} characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed
"in diametric contradiction to his claims"
"diametrical (or opposite) points of view"
"opposite meanings"
"extreme and indefensible polar positions"

{adj: executed} put to death as punishment
"claimed the body of the executed traitor"

{adj: indefeasible} not liable to being annulled or voided or undone
"an indefeasible right to freedom"
"an indefeasible claim to the title"
<-> defeasible

{adj: pretentious} making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction
"a pretentious country house"
"a pretentious fraud"
"a pretentious scholarly edition"
<-> unpretentious

{adj: professed} claimed with intent to deceive
"his professed intentions"

{adj: proper} limited to the thing specified
"the city proper"
"his claim is connected with the deed proper"

{adj: self-styled, soi-disant} as claimed by and for yourself often without justification
"the self-styled `doctor' has no degree of any kind"

{adj: specious, spurious} plausible but false
"a specious claim"
"spurious inferences"

{adj: territorial} of or relating to a territory
"the territorial government of the Virgin Islands"
"territorial claims made by a country"

{adj: transcendent} beyond and outside the ordinary range of human experience or understanding
"philosophers...often explicitly reject the notion of any transcendent reality beyond thought...and claim to be concerned only with thought itself..."- W.P.Alston
"the unknowable mysteries of life"

{adj: treble, threefold, three-fold, triple} three times as great or many
"a claim for treble (or triple) damages"
"a threefold increase"

{adj: true, lawful, rightful} having a legally established claim
"the legitimate heir"
"the true and lawful king"

{adj: unclaimed} not claimed or called for by an owner or assignee
"unclaimed luggage"

{adj: unlawful, wrongful} having no legally established claim
"the wrongful heir to the throne"

{adj: validated} declared or made legally valid
"a validated claim"

{adj: verified} proved to be true
"a verified claim"

{adj: wide, wide of the mark} not on target
"the kick was wide"
"the arrow was wide of the mark"
"a claim that was wide of the truth"

{adv: innocently} in a not unlawful manner
"he claimed to have purchased the contraband innocently"

{adv: wrongfully} in an unjust or unfair manner
"the employee claimed that she was wrongfully dismissed"
"people who were wrongfully imprisoned should be released"

{n: Abraham, Ibrahim} the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son
"Judaism, Christianity, and Islam each has a special claim on Abraham"

{n: Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades} a terrorist group that has worked with Al Qaeda; claimed responsibility for attacks in Iraq and Turkey

{n: Abu Sayyaf, Bearer of the Sword} a small gang of terrorist thugs claiming to seek a separate Islamic state for the Muslim minority in the Philippines; uses bombing and assassination and extortion and kidnapping
"In 2001 Abu Sayyaf kidnapped twenty people and beheaded one of the American captives"

{n: Cartier, Jacques Cartier} French explorer who explored the St. Lawrence river and laid claim to the region for France (1491-1557)

{n: Catholic Church} any of several churches claiming to have maintained historical continuity with the original Christian Church

{n: Comptroller General} a United States federal official who supervises expenditures and settles claims against the government

{n: Cook, James Cook, Captain Cook, Captain James Cook} English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)

{n: Darwinism} a theory of organic evolution claiming that new species arise and are perpetuated by natural selection

{n: Edward, Edward III} son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377; his claim to the French throne provoked the Hundred Years' War; his reign was marked by an epidemic of the Black Plague and by the emergence of the House of Commons as the powerful arm of British Parliament (1312-1377)

{n: Enderby Land} a region of Antarctica between Queen Maud Land and Wilkes Land; claimed by Australia

{n: Hebrews, Israelites} the ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob); the nation whom God chose to receive his revelation and with whom God chose to make a covenant (Exodus 19)

{n: Islamic Great Eastern Raiders-Front, IBDA-C} a Turkish terrorist organization that claimed responsibility for bombing a British consulate and bank in Istanbul; a violent opponent of Turkey's secular government and its ties to the European Union and NATO

{n: James, James I, King James, King James I} the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)

{n: Jew, Hebrew, Israelite} a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties

{n: LaSalle, Sieur de LaSalle, Rene-Robert Cavelier} French explorer who claimed Louisiana for France (1643-1687)

{n: Lamarckism} a theory of organic evolution claiming that acquired characteristics are transmitted to offspring

{n: Mead, Margaret Mead} United States anthropologist noted for her claims about adolescence and sexual behavior in Polynesian cultures (1901-1978)

{n: Oates, Titus Oates} English conspirator who claimed that there was a Jesuit plot to assassinate Charles II (1649-1705)

{n: Perejil} a small uninhabited Mediterranean islet claimed by both Morocco and Spain

{n: Queen Maud Land} a region of Antarctica between Enderby Land and the Weddell Sea; claimed by Norway

{n: Rosicrucianism} the theological doctrine that venerates the rose and the cross as symbols of Christ's Resurrection and redemption; claims various occult powers

{n: Taoism} a Chinese sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but incorporating pantheism and sorcery in addition to Taoism

{n: Wicca} the polytheistic nature religion of modern witchcraft whose central deity is a mother goddess; claims origins in pre-Christian pagan religions of western Europe

{n: Wilkes Land} a coastal region of Antarctica on the Indian Ocean south of Australia; most of the territory is claimed by Australia

{n: Wolf, Friedrich August Wolf} German classical scholar who claimed that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed by several authors (1759-1824)

{n: Zurvanism} a Zoroastrian sect that claims Zurvan was the ultimate source of the universe

{n: acrylamide} a white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals
"they claimed that acrylamide is produced when certain carbohydrates are baked or fried at high temperatures"

{n: adjuster, adjustor, claims adjuster, claims adjustor, claim agent} one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement

{n: administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisation} the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
"he claims that the present administration is corrupt"
"the governance of an association is responsible to its members"
"he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"

{n: agnosticism, skepticism, scepticism} the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge

{n: agnostic} a person who claims that they cannot have true knowledge about the existence of God (but does not deny that God might exist)

{n: ammunition} information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint
"his admission provided ammunition for his critics"

{n: apple of discord} (classical mythology) a golden apple thrown into a banquet of the gods by Eris (goddess of discord--who had not been invited); the apple had `for the fairest' written on it and Hera and Athena and Aphrodite all claimed it; when Paris (prince of Troy) awarded it to Aphrodite it began a chain of events that led to the Trojan War

{n: arrogator} a person who through conceit makes pretentious claims to rights or advantages that he or she is not entitled to or to qualities that he or she does not possess

{n: asserter, declarer, affirmer, asseverator, avower} someone who claims to speak the truth
"a bold asserter"
"a declarer of his intentions"
"affirmers of traditional doctrine"
"an asseverator of strong convictions"
"an avower of his own great intelligence"

{n: assignment} the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another

{n: assumption, laying claim} the act of taking possession of or power over something
"his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba"
"the Nazi assumption of power in 1934"
"he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts"

{n: astrology, star divination} a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon

{n: baggage claim} an area in an airport where arriving passengers can collect the luggage that has been carried in the hold of the aircraft

{n: balance sheet} a record of the financial situation of an institution on a particular date by listing its assets and the claims against those assets

{n: better} a superior person having claim to precedence
"the common man has been kept in his place by his betters"

{n: bleeding heart} someone who is excessively sympathetic toward those who claim to be exploited or underprivileged

{n: call, claim} a demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"

{n: cause of action} a claim sufficient to demand judicial attention; the facts that give rise to right of action

{n: claim form} a form to use when filing a claim

{n: claim jumper} one who illegally occupies property to which another has a legal claim

{n: claim, title} an informal right to something
"his claim on her attentions"
"his title to fame"

{n: claimant} someone who claims a benefit or right or title
"claimants of unemployment compensation"
"he was a claimant to the throne"

{n: claiming race} a horse race in which each owner declares before the race at what price his horse will be offered for sale after the race

{n: claim} an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
"his claim asked for damages"

{n: claim} an assertion that something is true or factual
"his claim that he was innocent"
"evidence contradicted the government's claims"

{n: claim} demand for something as rightful or due
"they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"

{n: cold fusion} nuclear fusion at or near room temperatures; claims to have discovered it are generally considered to have been mistaken

{n: color of law, colour of law} a mere semblance of legal right; something done with the apparent authority of law but actually in contravention of law
"the plaintiff claimed that under color of law the officer had deprived him of his civil rights"

{n: complaint} (civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based

{n: contact} close interaction
"they kept in daily contact"
"they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings"

{n: contradiction} the speech act of contradicting someone
"he spoke as if he thought his claims were immune to contradiction"

{n: corporate bond} a bond issued by a corporation; carries no claim to ownership and pays no dividends but payments to bondholders have priority over payments to stockholders
"a corporate bond is a safer investment than common stock in the same company"

{n: counterclaim} a claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action

{n: dilatory plea} a plea that delays the action without settling the cause of action; it can challenge the jurisdiction or claim disability of the defendant etc. (such defenses are usually raised in the defendant's answer)

{n: disclaimer} (law) a voluntary repudiation of a person's legal claim to something

{n: discrepancy, disagreement, divergence, variance} a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
"a growing divergence of opinion"

{n: distress, distraint} the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim
"Originally distress was a landlord's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien"

{n: diviner} someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers

{n: doubt, dubiousness, doubtfulness, question} uncertainty about the truth or factuality of existence of something
"the dubiousness of his claim"
"there is no question about the validity of the enterprise"

{n: entrapment} a defense that claims the defendant would not have broken the law if not tricked into doing it by law enforcement officials

{n: equity} the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it

{n: fairness, equity} conformity with rules or standards
"the judge recognized the fairness of my claim"
<-> inequity, unfairness

{n: forbearance} a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting
"his forbearance to reply was alarming"

{n: gratuity} an award (as for meritorious service) given without claim or obligation

{n: insanity plea, plea of insanity} (criminal law) a plea in which the defendant claims innocence due to mental incompetence at the time

{n: insurance claim} demand for payment in accordance with an insurance policy

{n: interception} the act of intercepting; preventing something from proceeding or arriving
"he resorted to the interception of his daughter's letters"
"he claimed that the interception of one missile by another would be impossible"

{n: intrinsic fraud} fraud (as by use of forged documents or false claims or perjury) that misleads a court or jury and induces a finding for the one perpetrating the fraud

{n: jactitation} (law) a false boast that can harm others; especially a false claim to be married to someone (formerly actionable at law)

{n: liability insurance} insurance that provides protection from claims arising from injuries or damage to other people or property

{n: locator, locater} a person who fixes the boundaries of land claims

{n: loss ratio} the ratio of the annual claims paid by an insurance company to the premiums received

{n: miracle man, miracle worker} a person who claims or is alleged to perform miracles

{n: modality, mode} a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility

{n: monition, process of monition} a summons issued after the filing of a libel or claim directing all parties concerned to show cause why the judgment asked for should not be granted

{n: monolatry} the worship of a single god but without claiming that it is the only god

{n: partial breach} a breach that does not destroy the value of the contract but can give rise to a claim for damages

{n: phrenologist, craniologist} someone who claims to read your character from the shape of your skull

{n: plant} something planted secretly for discovery by another
"the police used a plant to trick the thieves"
"he claimed that the evidence against him was a plant"

{n: pretension} the advancing of a claim
"his pretension to the crown"
"the town still puts forward pretensions as a famous resort"

{n: quitclaim, quitclaim deed} document transferring title or right or claim to another

{n: quitclaim} act of transferring a title or right or claim to another

{n: reasonableness, tenability, tenableness} the quality of being plausible or acceptable to a reasonable person
"he questioned the tenability of my claims"

{n: recognition} an acceptance (as of a claim) as true and valid
"the recognition of the Rio Grande as a boundary between Mexico and the United States"

{n: recreational drug} a narcotic drug that is used only occasionally and is claimed to be nonaddictive

{n: relinquishment, relinquishing} a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.

{n: reservation, qualification} a statement that limits or restricts some claim
"he recommended her without any reservations"

{n: resignation} the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)

{n: right, rightfulness} anything in accord with principles of justice
"he feels he is in the right"
"the rightfulness of his claim"
<-> wrong, wrongfulness

{n: security, surety} property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
"bankers are reluctant to lend without good security"

{n: semblance, gloss, color, colour} an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
"he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"
"he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"
"the situation soon took on a different color"

{n: spirit rapper} someone who claims to receive messages from the dead in the form of raps on a table

{n: split} a promised or claimed share of loot or money
"he demanded his split before they disbanded"

{n: title, claim} 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"

{n: trace, vestige, tincture, shadow} an indication that something has been present
"there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"
"a tincture of condescension"

{n: turf} the territory claimed by a juvenile gang as its own

{n: violation, infringement} an act that disregards an agreement or a right
"he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"

{n: wage claim, pay claim} the wage demanded from management for workers by their union representatives

{v: abandon, give up} give up with the intent of never claiming again
"Abandon your life to God"
"She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"
"We gave the drowning victim up for dead"

{v: abandon, give up} stop maintaining or insisting on ; of ideas, claims, etc.
"He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"
"Both sides have to give up some calims in these negociations"

{v: acknowledge, recognize, recognise, know} accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
"The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"
"We do not recognize your gods"

{v: adjust} decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim

{v: argue, indicate} give evidence of
"The evidence argues for your claim"
"The results indicate the need for more work"

{v: arrogate, assign} make undue claims to having

{v: back, back up} establish as valid or genuine
"Can you back up your claims?"

{v: call one's bluff} ask to prove what someone is claiming
"John called Mary's bluff when she claimed she could prove the theorem in under an hour"

{v: challenge, dispute, gainsay} take exception to
"She challenged his claims"

{v: charge, accuse} blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
"he charged me director with indifference"

{v: charge} make an accusatory claim
"The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased"

{v: claim, lay claim, arrogate} 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"
<-> forfeit

{v: claim, take, exact} 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"

{v: claim, take} lay claim to ; as of an idea
"She took credit for the whole idea"
<-> disclaim

{v: claim} ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example


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