(noun, verb)


1. (obsolete, falconry) The calling back of a hawk.

2. (obsolete) The bringing back or recalling of a person; the fetching of someone back.

3. An effort to take something back, to reclaim something.


1. claim back

Similar word(s): repossess

Definition categories: possession, acquire, get

2. reuse (materials from waste products)

Similar word(s): recover

Definition categories: possession, recycle, reprocess, reuse

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

Similar word(s): rectify, reform, regenerate

Definition categories: change, alter, modify

4. make useful again; transform from a useless or uncultivated state

- The people reclaimed the marshes

Definition categories: change, convert

5. overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable

- reclaim falcons

Similar word(s): domesticate, domesticise, domesticize, tame

Definition categories: change, alter, modify