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Definitions and Synonyms of lay claim | Another word for lay claim | What is lay claim?

Definition 1: demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to - [verb of possession]

Samples where lay claim or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter
  • Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident

Synonyms for lay claim in the sense of this definition

(lay claim is a kind of ...) express the need or desire for

"She requested an extra bed in her room" "She called for room service" "when you call, always ask for Mary"

(... is a kind of lay claim ) put forward a claim and assert right or possession of

"pretend the title of King"

(... is a kind of lay claim ) demand and take for use or service, especially by military or public authority for public service

(... is a kind of lay claim ) make undue claims to having

(lay claim has a similar meaning as ...) lay claim to; as of an idea

"She took credit for the whole idea"

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