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 Meanings and Examples of CLAIM
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claim
 n.  demand for something as rightful or due
Classic Sentence: (193 in 13 pages)
1  I will come and claim you then, my darling.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
2  But we claim her because we've known her--O, ever so many years.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
3  If I have acquired an interest in hearing of your instructive experiences, and can scarcely hear enough of them, I claim no merit for that, since I believe it is a general sentiment.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
4  You know how little I do claim, but I will go that length.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
5  The sympathetic hand did not claim her resentment.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
6  The Pilgrim acknowledged her claim to it by a low genuflection.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
7  Prince John had now no further excuse for resisting the claim of the Disinherited Knight, whom, therefore, he named the champion of the day.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
8  I claim," said Athelstane, "an honourable imprisonment, with due care of my board and of my couch, as becomes my rank, and as is due to one who is in treaty for ransom.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
9  Some hilding fellow he must be, who dared not stay to assert his claim to the tourney prize which chance had assigned him.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
10  All Huntingdon exclaimed on the greatness of the match, and her uncle, the lawyer, himself, allowed her to be at least three thousand pounds short of any equitable claim to it.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
11  These opinions had been hardly canvassed a year before another event arose of such importance in the family, as might fairly claim some place in the thoughts and conversation of the ladies.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
12  He had been much in London, and had more liveliness and gallantry than Edmund, and must, therefore, be preferred; and, indeed, his being the eldest was another strong claim.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
13  I do not know that her uncle has any claim to her gratitude; his wife certainly had; and it is the warmth of her respect for her aunt's memory which misleads her here.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
14  Each sister looked anxious; for each felt the best claim to Agatha, and was hoping to have it pressed on her by the rest.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
15  But they," he observed to Fanny, "have a claim.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Officials claim the chemical poses no real threat.
17  I refuted his claim that he was innocent.
18  She relinquished her claim to the property.
19  They lodged a compensation claim against the factory.
20  My children have a prior claim on my time.
21  I have priority over you in my claim.
22  Campaigners claim that the animals are not being kept in humane conditions.
23  Existing commercial broadcasters claim the new stations are illegal.
24  Their claim had no basis in fact.
25  Edward renounced his claim to the French throne.
26  Representatives of the company claim their plan will be sensitive to local needs.
27  She renounced her claim to the property.
28  You should be able to claim against the car insurance.
29  Critics claim the trucks are unsafe.
30  He has relinquished his claim to the throne.