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reclaim

verb

1 reclaim

Claim back.

synonym: repossess.

Roget 952: atone, atone for; expiate; propitiate; make amends, make good; reclaim, redeem, repair, ransom, absolve, purge, shrive, do penance, ... show more

Roget 741: command, order, decree, enact, ordain, dictate, direct, give orders.    prescribe, set, appoint, mark out; set a task, prescribe a task, ... show more

Roget 924: be due etc. adj.. to, be the due etc. n.. of; have right to, have title to, have claim to; be entitled to; have a claim upon; belong to ... show more

Roget 950: repent, be sorry for; be penitent etc. adj.; rue; regret etc. 833; think better of; recant etc. 607; knock under ... show more



2 reclaim

Reuse (materials from waste products).

synonym: recover.

3 reclaim

Bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one.

synonyms: rectify, reform, regenerate.

Roget 660: return to the original state; recover, rally, revive; come come to, come round, come to oneself; pull through, weather the storm, be oneself again; get well, get round, get the better of, get over, ... show more

4 reclaim

Make useful again; transform from a useless or uncultivated state.

5 reclaim

Overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable:
— Reclaim falcons.

synonyms: domesticate, domesticise, domesticize, tame.

Dutch: africhten, dresseren, drillen, temmen


Moby thesaurus: abet, aid, amend, assist, avail, bail out, bear a hand, befriend, benefit, comfort, do good, doctor, ease, favor, get back, give a boost, give a hand, give a lift, give help, help ... show more.

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