Definition of Recoup in English :

Define Recoup in English

Recoup meaning in English

Meaning of Recoup in English

Pronunciation of Recoup in English

Recoup pronunciation in English

Pronounce Recoup in English


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1. recoup, reimburse

reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss

2. recoup, recover, recuperate

regain or make up for

Example Sentences:
'recuperate one's losses'

3. deduct, recoup, withhold

retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments

Example Sentences:
'My employer is withholding taxes'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of recoup
to regain or make good (a financial or other loss)
2. (transitive)
to reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss
3. law
to keep back (something due), having rightful claim to do so; withhold; deduct

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see synonyms of recoup
verb transitive
to get back an equivalent for; make up for
to recoup a loss
to regain
to recoup one's health
to pay back; reimburse
3.  Law
to deduct or hold back (a part of what is due), having some reasonable claim to do so
an act of recouping

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of recoup
v. re·couped, re·coup·ing, re·coups
a. To get back; recover or regain: recoup a loss; recoup one's dignity.
b. To gain an amount equal to (an outlay or investment): expected to recoup the development costs in three years.
c. To restore; replenish: "urged [her] to catch up on sleep and recoup her utterly spent resources" (Bernard Lown).
2. To reimburse (someone) for a loss or expenditure.
3. Law To reduce (the amount of a monetary claim made by a party in a legal action) because of a failure of that party to perform an obligation under the contract or law related to the claim.
To recover from loss or exhaustion; recuperate: needed to recoup after the strenuous campaign.

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