verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of recoup
British Dictionary definitions for non-recoupable
Word Origin for recoup
Word Origin and History for non-recoupable
1620s, from French recouper "to cut back" (12c.), from Old French re- "back" (see re-) + couper "to cut," from coup "a blow" (see coup). Originally a legal term meaning "to deduct;" sense of "to recompense for loss or expense" first recorded 1660s. Related: Recouped; recouping.