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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Claim as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

26 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 29 answers for the crossword clue 'Claim', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Claim a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Claim as an answer itself some 134 times.

Claim is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Friday, 26 November 2021 with the answer being PROFESS, but the most popular answer for this clue is ALLEGE.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Demand for something as rightful or due; "they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"
  • An established or recognized right; "a strong legal claim to the property"; "he had no documents confirming his title to his father's estate"; "he staked his claim"
  • An assertion that something is true or factual; "his claim that he was innocent"; "evidence contradicted the government's claims"
  • A demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"
  • Assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; "He claimed that he killed the burglar"
  • Ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example; "They claimed on the maximum allowable amount"
  • 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"
  • An informal right to something; "his claim on her attentions"; "his title to fame"
  • An assertion of a right (as to money or property); "his claim asked for damages"
  • Take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs; "the accident claimed three lives"; "The hard work took its toll on her"
  • Lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"

Anagrams

We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Claim'.

  • clima
  • malic

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

EGE

SAY
Recite or repeat a fixed text; "Say grace"; "She said her `Hail Mary'"

4 Letters

AVER
To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"

AVOW
Admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about

CALL
The option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date

DIBS
A claim of rights; "I have dibs on that last slice of pizza"

LEGE

LIEN
A large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses

TAKE
The act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

5 Letters

EXACT
Marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact; "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target"

POSIT
(logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning

RIGHT
Toward or on the right; also used figuratively; "he looked right and left"; "the party has moved right"

STATE
(chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container); "the solid state of water is called ice"

TITLE
An informal right to something; "his claim on her attentions"; "his title to fame"

6 Letters

ALLEGE
Report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"

APPEAL
(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial; "their appeal was denied in the superior court"

ASSERT
Assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"

DEMAND
The act of demanding; "the kidnapper's exorbitant demands for money"

7 Letters

CONTEND
Maintain or assert; "He contended that Communism had no future"

PROFESS
State insincerely; "He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt"; "She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber"; "She pretends to be an expert on wine"

PURPORT
The intended meaning of a communication

8 Letters

ARROGATE
Seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession; "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died"

LAYCLAIM
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"

MAINTAIN
Support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"

9 Letters

ASSERTION
A declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)

10 Letters

ALLEGATION
(law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law); "an allegation of malpractice"

CONTENTION
The act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"

PRETENSION
The quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth)

PROFESSION
An occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

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