Translation of "claim" - English-Polish dictionary


verb uk us /kleɪm/
SAY [ T ]

B2 to say that something is true, although you have not proved it

[ + (that) ] She claimed that the dog attacked her.
[ + to do sth ] He claims to have seen a ghost.
claim credit/responsibility/success, etc

to say that you have done or achieved something

przypisywać sobie zasługę/przyznawać się/ogłaszaćsukces itp.
No one has claimed responsibility for yesterday's bomb attack.
→ Opposite disclaim

B2 to ask for something because it belongs to you or you have the right to have it

domagać się
She claimed $2,500 in travel expenses.
If no one claims the watch, then you can keep it.
KILL [ T ]

If an accident, war, etc claims lives, people are killed because of it.

The floods claimed over 200 lives.

(Translation of “claim verb” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)