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Synonyms for lay claim

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. claim, lay claim, arrogate(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    claim, take, seize, assign, usurp, assume, exact, take over, arrogate

How to pronounce lay claim?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#246take
#2022claim
#3354assume
#3402exact
#8011assign
#18031seize
#73258usurp
#248023arrogate

How to use lay claim in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Immanuel Kant:

    Ours is an age of criticism, to which everything must be subjected. The sacredness of religion, and the authority of legislation, are by many regarded as grounds for exemption from the examination by this tribunal, But, if they are exempted, and cannot lay claim to sincere respect, which reason accords only to that which has stood the test of a free and public examination.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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