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lay claim

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. claim, lay claim, arrogateverb

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. lay claimverb

    To say that something belongs to oneself.

    Etymology: * From lay + claim

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lay claim in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lay claim in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of lay claim in a Sentence

  1. Chuck Hoskin:

    Using a DNA test to lay claim to any connection to the Cherokee Nation or any tribal nation, even vaguely, is inappropriate and wrong.

  2. Jon Copestake:

    Hong Kong's liveability has been hit by the disruptive protests that took place last year. The city retains bragging rights over its regional competitor Singapore, but by a tiny margin. In fact both cities can still lay claim to being in the top tier of liveability where few, if any, aspects of life are restricted. This has not been the case in other parts of the world, with instability and unrest features undermining the scores of a number of cities globally.

  3. Gavin Newsom:

    Today we can lay claim to seeing some real light at the end of the tunnel as it relates to case numbers.

  4. Secretary Tillerson:

    Building islands and then putting military assets on those islands is akin to Russia's taking of Crimea. It's taking of territory that others lay claim to, we're going to have to send China a clear signal that first, the island-building stops, and second, your access to those islands (is) also not going to be allowed.

  5. Rex Tillerson:

    Building islands and then putting military assets on those islands is akin to Russia's taking of Crimea. Its taking of territory that others lay claim to.

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