reclaim


reclaim

verb

Definition of RECLAIM

1
to get again in one's possession <she reclaimed the championship title after losing it last year>
Near Antonyms lose, mislay, misplace
2
to make better in behavior or character <a program to reclaim juvenile offenders by requiring them to do community service>
3
to obtain (a raw material) by separating it from a by-product or waste product <after reclaiming the glycerin from used vegetable oil, you can use the oil to create a fuel that burns cleaner than regular gasoline>
Synonyms reclaim, recover
Related Words reuse; process, reprocess

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