claim

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cancel a claim or belief abjure , disavow , recant , renounce , retract
give up rights, claim abnegate , renounce
claim positively affirm , assert , asseverate , aver , avouch , avow
claim without or before proof allege
information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint ammunition
claim without permission appropriate , arrogate
transfer of claim, right, interest, property assignment
instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another assignment
superior person having claim to precedence better
someone who is excessively sympathetic toward those who claim to be exploited or underprivileged bleeding heart
French explorer who explored the St. Lawrence river and laid claim to the region for France (1491-1557) Cartier , Jacques Cartier
claim sufficient to demand judicial attention; the facts that give rise to right of action cause of action
form to use when filing a claim claim form
one who illegally occupies property to which another has a legal claim claim jumper
(civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based complaint
bond issued by a corporation; carries no claim to ownership and pays no dividends but payments to bondholders have priority over payments to stockholders corporate bond
claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action counterclaim
claim as due demand
plea that delays the action without settling the cause of action; it can challenge the jurisdiction or claim disability of the defendant etc. (such defenses are usually raised in the defendant's answer) dilatory plea
(law) a voluntary repudiation of a person's legal claim to something disclaimer
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