Claim vs Expostulate - What's the difference?
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Claim is a related term of expostulate.
As a noun claim
As a verb expostulate is
to protest or remonstrate; to reason earnestly with a person on some impropriety of conduct.
* claym (obsolete)
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.
* Demand ownership of land not previously owned. One usually stakes a claim.
* The legal sense. One usually makes a claim. See
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 call or name.
To protest or remonstrate; to reason earnestly with a person on some impropriety of conduct.
- Men expostulate with erring friends; they bring accusations against enemies who have done them a wrong.
* 1843 , '', book 2, ch. XI, ''The Abbot’s Ways
- The tears would run plentifully down my face when I made these reflections; and sometimes I would expostulate with myself why Providence should thus completely ruin His creatures, and render them so absolutely miserable; so without help, abandoned, so entirely depressed, that it could hardly be rational to be thankful for such a life.
- […] he affectionately loved many persons to whom he never or hardly ever shewed a countenance of love. Once on my venturing to expostulate with him on the subject, he reminded me of Solomon: “Many sons I have; it is not fit that I should smile on them.”