Definitions for reclaimable

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re-claimriˈkleɪm(v.t.)

or re•claim 2

  1. to claim the return or restoration of, as a right or possession.

Origin of re-claim:

1400–50

re•claimrɪˈkleɪm(v.t.)

  1. to bring (uncultivated areas or wasteland) into a condition for cultivation or other use.

  2. to recover (substances) in a pure or usable form from refuse, discarded articles, etc.

  3. to bring back to a more positive or wholesome way of life; rescue or reform.

  4. to tame.

  5. Ref: re-claim. 1

  6. (n.)reclamation:

    beyond reclaim.

Origin of reclaim:

1250–1300; (v.) ME recla(i)men < OF reclamer (tonic s. reclaim-) < L reclāmāre to cry out against

re•claim′a•ble(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reclaimable, recyclable, reusable(adj)

    capable of being used again

Wiktionary

  1. reclaimable(Adjective)

    Capable of being reclaimed; reformed or tamed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reclaimable(adj)

    that may be reclaimed

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