1. [ verb ] claim back
Synonyms: repossess
Related terms: get foreclose distrain
2. [ verb ] of materials from waste products
Synonyms: recover
Related terms: recycle save preserve
3. [ verb ] overcome the wildness of (an animal); make docile and tractable
Synonyms: domesticize domesticise tame domesticate

"He tames lions for the circus"

Related terms: change tame break_in animal domesticate
4. [ verb ] (religion) bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one
Synonyms: regenerate rectify reform

"The Church reformed me" "reform your conduct"

Related terms: change convert moralise reform reform reformer reclamation
5. [ verb ] make useful again; transform from a useless or uncultivated state

"The people reclaimed the marshes"

Related terms: convert reclamation
Similar spelling:   reclaimed