verb (used with object)
to get back the equivalent of:
to recoup one’s losses by a lucky investment.
to regain or recover.
to reimburse or indemnify; pay back:
to recoup a person for expenses.
Law. to withhold (a portion of something due), having some rightful claim to do so.
verb (used without object)
to get back an equivalent, as of something lost.
Law. to plead in defense a claim arising out of the same subject matter as the plaintiff’s claim.
an act of recouping.
to regain or make good (a financial or other loss)
(transitive) to reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss
(law) to keep back (something due), having rightful claim to do so; withhold; deduct
noun 1. access or resort to a person or thing for help or protection: to have recourse to the courts for justice. 2. a person or thing resorted to for help or protection. 3. the right to collect from a maker or endorser of a negotiable instrument. The endorser may add the words “without recourse” […]
verb (used with object) 1. to get back or regain (something lost or taken away): to recover a stolen watch. 2. to make up for or make good (loss, damage, etc., to oneself). 3. to regain the strength, composure, balance, or the like, of (oneself). 4. Law. to obtain by judgment in a court of […]
verb (used with object) 1. to cover again or anew. verb (transitive) 1. to cover again 2. to provide (a piece of furniture, book, etc) with a new cover
adjective 1. able to recover or be recovered: a patient now believed to be recoverable; recoverable losses on his investments.