re-claim

[ ree-kleym ]
/ riˈkleɪm /

verb (used with object)

to claim or demand the return or restoration of, as a right, possession, etc.
to claim again.

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Origin of re-claim

1400–50; late Middle English. See re-, claim

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH re-claim

re-claim reclaim

Words nearby re-claim

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Example sentences from the Web for re-claim

  • He was anxious to re-claim acquaintance, but though civil she was not effusive.

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