lay claim

Definitions of lay claim
1

v demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to

Synonyms:
arrogate, claim
claim, take
lay claim to; as of an idea
Antonyms:
forego, forfeit, forgo, give up, throw overboard, waive
lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
Types:
pretend
put forward a claim and assert right or possession of
requisition
demand and take for use or service, especially by military or public authority for public service
arrogate, assign
make undue claims to having
Type of:
bespeak, call for, quest, request
express the need or desire for; ask for

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