Definitions for claimantˈkleɪ mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. claimant(noun)

    someone who claims a benefit or right or title

    "claimants of unemployment compensation"; "he was a claimant to the throne"


  1. claimant(Noun)

    One who claims; one who makes a claim.

  2. claimant(Noun)

    A person receiving money from the government, in a form of unemployment benefits, disability benefits or similar.

  3. claimant(Noun)

    The party who initiates a lawsuit before a court.

  4. Origin: and clamant, present participle of the verb clamer and its variants, from clamo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Claimant(noun)

    one who claims; one who asserts a right or title; a claimer

  2. Origin: [Cf. OF. clamant, p. pr. of clamer. Cf. Clamant.]

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