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reclaim

verb appropriate, develop, get back, rebuild, recall, recover, redeem, reestablish, regain, regenerate, reinstate, reoccupy, replevin, replevy, repossess, retake, retrieve
Associated concepts: reclaim land
See also: claim, collect, cure, demand, fix, meliorate, purge, reconstruct, recoup, recover, redeem, reform, rehabilitate, renew, repair, repossess, rescue

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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Have you heard--when those starving and sinning fellow-creatures happened to be women--of Refuges established to protect and reclaim them?
Society can subscribe to reclaim me; but Society can't take me back.
Crawley and her child would remain behind until he came to reclaim them.
I devoted myself to reclaim the otherwise predestined and lost boy; to give him the reputation of an honest origin; to bring him up in fear and trembling, and in a life of practical contrition for the sins that were heavy on his head before his entrance into this condemned world.
Currently, many UK businesses allow employees to purchase fuel and then the business reclaims the VAT element, despite the fact that the employee is not VAT registered.
It pulverizes, blends, colors, reclaims, and compounds its own raw materials.
The company now reclaims 97% of its nobake sand, disposing only 3% dust.
The Commonwealth rids itself of an environmental hazard at no cost to its citizens, while industry reclaims the abandoned mine site and benefits from the energy resource recovered during the reclamation.
Varying the duration and ratio of the different breakdown steps allows the production of custom reclaims differing in viscosity, tensile strength and other related properties (figure 1).
As work progresses, data flows from the service bureau are displayed providing status reports and, ultimately, a credit of tax reclaims to client accounts.
New Vented Munchy repelletizing extrusion system reclaims film that has a high percentage of ink coverage or other volatiles.
According to Empire president Ed Crowley, the foundry reclaims 5000 tons of its chemically bonded sand per year, for a total of 20,000 tons since installation.