In its motion to dismiss, UMass denied this allegation, and Haidak refuted the school's claim in his opposition to the motion.
For some years, Sony has been laboring to keep costs down, and the studio can claim some success.
Bigots use it to claim men are supporting women in the hopes of sleeping with women.
They claim to have new evidence that they say will be indisputable with regard to contamination of the crime scene.
The main political parties all claim to champion gender equality.
I come, Lucullus, to ask your assistance, to claim your sympathy and help.
Accept them for a dowry; and allow me to claim one privilege in return.
These men had, undoubtedly, the right to claim such a protection.
I claim it as the price of coming, you know, when I was only an afterthought.
His protest is against forms of death; his claim is for life.
c.1300, "to call, call out; to ask or demand by virtue of right or authority," from accented stem of Old French clamer "to call, name, describe; claim; complain; declare," from Latin clamare "to cry out, shout, proclaim," from PIE *kele- (2) "to shout," imitative (cf. Sanskrit usakala "cock," literally "dawn-calling;" Latin calare "to announce solemnly, call out;" Middle Irish cailech "cock;" Greek kalein "to call," kelados "noise," kledon "report, fame;" Old High German halan "to call;" Old English hlowan "to low, make a noise like a cow;" Lithuanian kalba "language"). Related: Claimed; claiming.
Meaning "to maintain as true" is from 1864; specific sense "to make a claim" (on an insurance company) is from 1897. Claim properly should not stray too far from its true meaning of "to demand recognition of a right."
early 14c., "a demand of a right; right of claiming," from Old French claime "claim, complaint," from clamer (see claim (v.)). Meaning "thing claimed or demanded" is from 1792; specifically "piece of land allotted and taken" (chiefly U.S. and Australia, in reference to mining) is from 1851. Insurance sense is from 1878.