verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- recording secretary,
- recoverable error,
- recovered memory
Origin of recoup
Examples from the Web for recoup
Kim is not thought to be broke just yet, but he will be soon, as movie studios seek to recoup $100m in copyright fees.
They might front the money if they believe in a new model and think she will be able to recoup the costs.Many Models Get Paid in Clothes, Not Cash, but That Might Be Changing|Misty White Sidell|March 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“In the most extreme cases, the abusive party is able to recoup irrespective of the cost,” he says.Domestic Violence Among the Wealthy Hides Behind ‘Veil of Silence’|Eliza Shapiro|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
According to the Washington Post, the government was looking to recoup $385 million of Katrina, Rita, and Wilma aid money.From Katrina To Sandy, FEMA Rumors and Failures Keep Swirling|Michael Moynihan|November 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Surely then we can safely raise their taxes, and count on them to work harder to recoup their losses?
The Chicago engagement was expected to recoup us for our losses in the West.The Mapleson Memoirs, vol II|James H. Mapleson
He lost almost every time, and when he tried to make a "pot" to recoup himself, it was all the same—the wrong card came out.The Slave of the Mine|Bracebridge Hemyng
Edmond had lost more than a hundred francs; but he tried to recoup by increasing his stake, which suited his opponent perfectly.Paul and His Dog, v.2 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIV)|Charles Paul de Kock
The best thing is for me to give our lads a rest to recoup a bit.Hunting the Skipper|George Manville Fenn
You would have, moreover, in the copyrights of the course an asset that might go far to recoup those who financed the enterprise.Mankind in the Making|H. G. Wells
Word Origin for recoup
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.