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Definition 1: regain or make up for - [verb of possession]

Samples where recoup or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • recuperate one's losses

Synonyms for recoup in the sense of this definition

(recoup is a kind of ...) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle" "They acquired a new pet" "Get your results the next day" "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

(... is a kind of recoup ) make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point

"I have to make up a French exam" "Can I catch up with the material or is it too late?"

Definition 2: retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments - [verb of possession]

Samples where recoup or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My employer is withholding taxes

Synonyms for recoup in the sense of this definition

(recoup is a kind of ...) retain possession of

"Can I keep my old stuffed animals?" "She kept her maiden name after she married"

(... is a kind of recoup ) deduct from someone's wages

Definition 3: reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for recoup in the sense of this definition

(recoup is a kind of ...) make payment to; compensate

"My efforts were not remunerated"

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