Translation of "claim" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk us /kleɪm/
SAY [ T ]

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

iddia etmek, ileri sürmek
[ + (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

kredi/sorumluluk/başarı talebinde bulunmak, hakkı olduğunu söylemek
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

talep etmek, sahiplenmek, hak iddia etmek
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.

can almak, cana malolmak
The floods claimed over 200 lives.

(Translation of “claim verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)