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re·coup

 (rĭ-ko͞op′)
v. re·couped, re·coup·ing, re·coups
v.tr.
1.
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.
v.intr.
To recover from loss or exhaustion; recuperate: needed to recoup after the strenuous campaign.

[Middle English recoupen, to cut short, from Old French recouper, to cut back : re-, re- + couper, to cut (from coup, blow; see coup).]

re·coup′a·ble adj.
re·coup′ment n.

recoup

(rɪˈkuːp)
vb
1. to regain or make good (a financial or other loss)
2. (tr) to reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss
3. (Law) law to keep back (something due), having rightful claim to do so; withhold; deduct
[C15: from Old French recouper to cut back, from re- + couper to cut, from coper to behead; see coup1]
reˈcoupable adj
reˈcoupment n

re•coup

(rɪˈkup)

v.t.
1. to get back the equivalent of: to recoup one's losses.
2. to regain; recover.
3. to reimburse; pay back; recompense.
v.i.
4. to get back an equivalent, as of something lost.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French recouper to cut back, cut again =re- re- + couper to cut; see coup]
re•coup′a•ble, adj.

recoup


Past participle: recouped
Gerund: recouping

Imperative
recoup
recoup
Present
I recoup
you recoup
he/she/it recoups
we recoup
you recoup
they recoup
Preterite
I recouped
you recouped
he/she/it recouped
we recouped
you recouped
they recouped
Present Continuous
I am recouping
you are recouping
he/she/it is recouping
we are recouping
you are recouping
they are recouping
Present Perfect
I have recouped
you have recouped
he/she/it has recouped
we have recouped
you have recouped
they have recouped
Past Continuous
I was recouping
you were recouping
he/she/it was recouping
we were recouping
you were recouping
they were recouping
Past Perfect
I had recouped
you had recouped
he/she/it had recouped
we had recouped
you had recouped
they had recouped
Future
I will recoup
you will recoup
he/she/it will recoup
we will recoup
you will recoup
they will recoup
Future Perfect
I will have recouped
you will have recouped
he/she/it will have recouped
we will have recouped
you will have recouped
they will have recouped
Future Continuous
I will be recouping
you will be recouping
he/she/it will be recouping
we will be recouping
you will be recouping
they will be recouping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been recouping
you have been recouping
he/she/it has been recouping
we have been recouping
you have been recouping
they have been recouping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been recouping
you will have been recouping
he/she/it will have been recouping
we will have been recouping
you will have been recouping
they will have been recouping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been recouping
you had been recouping
he/she/it had been recouping
we had been recouping
you had been recouping
they had been recouping
Conditional
I would recoup
you would recoup
he/she/it would recoup
we would recoup
you would recoup
they would recoup
Past Conditional
I would have recouped
you would have recouped
he/she/it would have recouped
we would have recouped
you would have recouped
they would have recouped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.recoup - reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a lossrecoup - reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss
remunerate, recompense, compensate - make payment to; compensate; "My efforts were not remunerated"
2.recoup - regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses"
acquire, get - 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"
catch up with, make up - 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?"
3.recoup - retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments; "My employer is withholding taxes"
keep, hold on - retain possession of; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"; "She kept her maiden name after she married"
dock - deduct from someone's wages

recoup

verb regain, recover, get back, make good, retrieve, redeem, win back Insurance companies are trying to recount their loses.

recoup

verbnoun
The act of getting back or regaining:
Translations

recoup

[rɪˈkuːp] VTrecobrar, recuperar

recoup

[rɪˈkuːp] vt [+ costs, investment, money] → récupérer
to recoup one's losses → récupérer ce qu'on a perdu, se refaire

recoup

vt
(= make good) money, amountwieder einbringen or hereinbekommen; losseswiedergutmachen, wettmachen
(= reimburse)entschädigen; to recoup oneselfsich entschädigen
(Jur) → einbehalten

recoup

[rɪˈkuːp] vtricuperare
to recoup one's losses → ricuperare le perdite, rifarsi

recoup

vt. recuperar; recobrar; recuperarse, recobrarse; restablecerse.
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