Search Result for "lay claim":
Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to;
- Example: "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"
- Example: "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident"
[syn: claim, lay claim, arrogate]

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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lay claim v 1: 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" [syn: claim, lay claim, arrogate] [ant: forego, forfeit, forgo, give up, throw overboard, waive]