What is Claiming?

Claiming definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object)
to demand by or as by virtue of a right; demand as a right or as due: to claim an estate by inheritance.
to assert and demand the recognition of (a right, title, possession, etc.); assert one’s right to: to claim payment for services.

to assert or maintain as a fact: She claimed that he was telling the truth.
to require as due or fitting: to claim respect.

verb (used without object)
to make or file a claim: to claim for additional compensation.

a demand for something as due; an assertion of a right or an alleged right: He made unreasonable claims on the doctor’s time.
an assertion of something as a fact: He made no claims to originality.
a right to claim or demand; a just title to something: His claim to the heavyweight title is disputed.

something that is claimed, especially a piece of public land for which formal request is made for mining or other purposes.
a request or demand for payment in accordance with an insurance policy, a workers’ compensation law, etc.: We filed a claim for compensation from the company.