What does claimant mean?

Definitions for claimantˈkleɪ mənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word claimant.

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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of claimant in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of claimant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Max Ebrahim:

    Assuming a conservative claim of $6,500 per claimant, this approximates claims in the total amount of $3.25 billion.

  2. Alex Gerbi:

    As the Claimant, The Law Debenture Trust Corporation plc, has not agreed to that request, no doubt at the instruction of the Russian Federation.

  3. Alex Gerbi:

    Ukraine has sought additional time for the filing of its defence of six weeks until 27 May 2016, as the Claimant, The Law Debenture Trust Corporation plc, has not agreed to that request, no doubt at the instruction of the Russian Federation.

  4. State John Kerry:

    The foreign minister said the time has come to move away from public tensions and turn the page, and we agree with that... no claimant should be acting in a way that is provocative, no claimant should take steps that wind up raising tensions.

  5. Secretary Carter:

    The United States is deeply concerned about the pace and scope of land reclamation in the South China Sea, the prospect of further militarization as well as the potential for these activities to increase the risk of miscalculation or conflict among claimant states.

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