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  Definition of reclaim
  1. overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"
  2. make useful again; transform from a useless or uncultivated state; "The people reclaimed the marshes"
  3. bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one; "The Church reformed me"; "reform your conduct"
  4. of materials from waste products
  5. claim back
Similar Words: domesticate, domesticize, domesticise, tame, reform, regenerate, rectify, recover, repossess

 

Hyponyms: break in, break, moralize, moralise, distrain, foreclose

 

Grouped Verbs: domesticate, tame, reform, straighten out, see the light

 

Entailments: save, preserve

 

Derivational Morphology: tamer, reclamation, renewal, rehabilitation, correction, rectification, reformation, reform, reformer, reformist, crusader, meliorist

 

Anagrams: miracle

 

 
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