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English verb: recoup

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


Synonymsreimburse


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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