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recoup

verb

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1 to get again in one's possession
  • tried to recoup the $1,000 he had when he walked into the casino by risking his last dollar on a slot machine

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2 to provide (someone) with a just payment for loss or injury
  • you will have to submit the proper paperwork before the insurance company will recoup you for the damage to your vehicle

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3 to become healthy and strong again after illness or weakness
  • he's recouping at home after a bout of the flu

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The first known use of recoup was in 1628

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“Recoup.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recoup. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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