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Reclaim

Re`claim´   Pronunciation: rė`klām´
v. t.1.To claim back; to demand the return of as a right; to attempt to recover possession of.
1.To call back, as a hawk to the wrist in falconry, by a certain customary call.
[imp. & p. p. Reclaimed (rė*klāmd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Reclaiming.]
2.To call back from flight or disorderly action; to call to, for the purpose of subduing or quieting.
3.To reduce from a wild to a tamed state; to bring under discipline; - said especially of birds trained for the chase, but also of other animals.
4.Hence: To reduce to a desired state by discipline, labor, cultivation, or the like; to rescue from being wild, desert, waste, submerged, or the like; as, to reclaim wild land, overflowed land, etc.
5.To call back to rectitude from moral wandering or transgression; to draw back to correct deportment or course of life; to reform.
6.To correct; to reform; - said of things.
Your error, in time reclaimed, will be venial.
- Sir E. Hoby.
7.To exclaim against; to gainsay.
v. i.1.To cry out in opposition or contradiction; to exclaim against anything; to contradict; to take exceptions.
2.To bring anyone back from evil courses; to reform.
They, hardened more by what might most reclaim,
Grieving to see his glory, . . . took envy.
- Milton.
3.To draw back; to give way.
n.1.The act of reclaiming, or the state of being reclaimed; reclamation; recovery.
Verb1.reclaim - claim back
Synonyms: repossess
2.reclaim - of materials from waste products
Synonyms: recover
3.reclaim - 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.reclaim - make useful again; transform from a useless or uncultivated state; "The people reclaimed the marshes"
5.reclaim - overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"

RECLAIM. To demand again, to insist upon a right; as, when a defendant for a consideration received from the plaintiff, has covenanted to do an act, and fails to do it, the plaintiff may bring covenant for the breach, or assumpsit to reclaim the consideration. 1 Caines, 47.

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