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re-claim

[ ree-kleym ]
/ riˈkleɪm /
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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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re-assert, re-assess, re-assessment, re-awaken, re-cede, re-claim, re-coil, re-collect, re-collection, re-count, re-cover
Also reclaim.

Origin of re-claim

1400–50; late Middle English. See re-, claim
Can be confusedre-claim reclaim
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for re-claim

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

    Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life|Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey