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English verb: lay claim

1. lay claim (possession) demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to

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

Synonymsarrogate, claim

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)bespeak, call for, quest, request

Narrower (hyponym)arrogate, assign, pretend, requisition

Verb groupclaim, take

Antonymsforfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forego, forgo

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