transitive verb
1. (pedir, exigir) 
a. to demand, to ask for 
le he reclamado todo el dinero que me debeI've demanded that he return to me all the money he owes me
la multitud reclamaba que cantara otra canciónthe crowd clamored for her to sing another song
2. (necesitar) 
a. to demand, to require 
el negocio reclama toda mi atenciónthe business requires o demands all my attention
3. (llamar) 
a. to ask for 
te reclaman en la oficinathey're asking for you at the office
intransitive verb
4. (protestar) 
a. to protest 
5. (quejarse) 
a. to complain 
transitive verb
1 [+herencia, tierras] to claim; [+derechos] to demand
reclama su parte de los beneficios he is claiming his share of the profits; reclamar daños y perjuicios to claim damages; reclaman mejores condiciones de trabajo they're demanding better working conditions; reclamar una deuda to demand payment of a debt; reclamaron su presencia ante el tribunal they demanded him to appear before the court
2 [+atención, solución] to demand
esto reclama toda nuestra atención this demands our full attention
3 [+aves] to call to
intransitive verb
(quejarse) to complain
fui a reclamar al director I went and complained to the manager; reclamar contra algo to complain about sth; reclamar contra una sentencia (Jur) to appeal against a sentence
pronominal verb
reclamarse [+aves] to call to one another
Verb Conjugations for reclamar
Gerund: reclamando
Participle: reclamado
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