Synonyms for reclaim

Synonyms for (verb) reclaim

Synonyms: domesticate, domesticise, domesticize, tame, reclaim

Definition: overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable

Usage: He tames lions for the circus; reclaim falcons

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: reclaim

Definition: make useful again; transform from a useless or uncultivated state

Usage: The people reclaimed the marshes

Similar words: convert

Definition: change the nature, purpose, or function of something

Usage: convert lead into gold; convert hotels into jails; convert slaves to laborers


Synonyms: reclaim, rectify, reform, regenerate

Definition: bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one

Usage: The Church reformed me; reform your conduct

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: reclaim, recover

Definition: reuse (materials from waste products)

Similar words: recycle, reprocess, reuse

Definition: use again after processing

Usage: We must recycle the cardboard boxes


Synonyms: reclaim, repossess

Definition: claim back

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work