Synonyms of laying claim
- 1. assumption, laying claim, acquisition
- usage: the act of taking possession of or power over something; "his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba"; "the Nazi assumption of power in 1934"; "he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts"
- 1. claim, lay claim, arrogate, request, bespeak, call for, quest
- usage: demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to; "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"; "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident"
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