AskDefine | Define recoup

Dictionary Definition

recoup

Verb

1 reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss [syn: reimburse]
2 regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses" [syn: recover, recuperate]
3 retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments; "My employer is withholding taxes" [syn: withhold, deduct]

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English

Verb

  1. to make back, as an investment.
    He barely managed to recoup his money, he sold out for just what he had invested.
  1. To recover from an error.

Translations

to make back, as an investment

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