Definitions for claimer
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to demand by or as if by virtue of a right; demand as a right or as due:
to claim an estate by inheritance.
to assert or maintain as a fact:
She claimed that she was telling the truth.
to require as due or fitting:
to claim respect.
(n.)a demand for something as due; an assertion of a right or an alleged right:
to make unreasonable claims on a doctor's time.
an assertion of something as a fact:
I make no claims to originality.
a right to claim or demand; a just title to something:
His claim to the heavyweight title is disputed.
something that is claimed, esp. a piece of public land for which formal request is made for mining or other purposes.
a request or demand for payment in accordance with an insurance policy, a workers' compensation law, etc.
Idioms for claim:
lay claim to,to declare oneself entitled to.
Origin of claim:
1250–1300; ME< AF, OF claimer < L clāmāre to shout
A person who makes a claim; a claimant
A pretender to a royal title
one who claims; a claimant