Claym vs Claim - What's the difference?

claym | claim | Alternative forms |

Claym is an alternative form of claim.


As nouns the difference between claym and claim

is that claym is (claim) while claim is a demand of ownership made for something (eg claim ownership, claim victory).

As verbs the difference between claym and claim

is that claym is (claim) while claim is to demand ownership of.

claym

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • claim

    English

    Alternative forms

    * claym (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A demand of ownership made for something (e.g. claim ownership, claim victory).
  • A new statement of truth made about something, usually when the statement has yet to be verified.
  • A demand of ownership for previously unowned land (e.g. in the gold rush, oil rush)
  • (legal) A legal demand for compensation or damages.
  • Usage notes

    * Demand ownership of land not previously owned. One usually stakes a claim. * The legal sense. One usually makes a claim. See

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To demand ownership of.
  • To state a new fact, typically without providing evidence to prove it is true.
  • To demand ownership or right to use for land.
  • (legal) To demand compensation or damages through the courts.
  • To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title; to have a claim.
  • * John Locke
  • We must know how the first ruler, from whom anyone claims , came by his authority.
  • To proclaim.
  • (Spenser)
  • To call or name.
  • (Spenser)

    Anagrams

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