Synonyms and Antonyms of recoup

  1. 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> Synonyms get back, reacquire, recapture, reclaim, re-collect, recover, regain, repossess, retake, retrieveRelated Words recruit, replenish; redeem, repurchase; rescueNear Antonyms lose, mislay, misplace

  2. 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> Synonyms indemnify, recompense, compensate, remunerate, requite, satisfyRelated Words refund, reimburse, repay; redress, remedy, repair; discharge, pay, quit

  3. 3 to become healthy and strong again after illness or weakness <he's recouping at home after a bout of the flu> Synonyms come back, gain, heal, mend, pull round [chiefly British], rally, convalesce, recover, recuperate, snap backRelated Words come around, come round, come to, improve, pick up, revive; cheer (up), perk (up); pull through, survive; recruitNear Antonyms ail, collapse, come down, sicken; decline, degenerate, deteriorate, fade, fail, languish, sink, waste (away), weaken, wilt, wither, worsen; regress, relapse

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