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English verb: recoup

1. recoup (possession) reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP

Broader (hypernym)compensate, recompense, remunerate

2. recoup (possession) regain or make up for

SamplesRecuperate one's losses.

Synonymsrecover, recuperate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)acquire, get

Narrower (hyponym)catch up with, make up

3. recoup (possession) retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments

SamplesMy employer is withholding taxes.

ExamplesThey recoup the money

Synonymsdeduct, withhold

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody

Broader (hypernym)hold on, keep

Narrower (hyponym)dock

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