What does recoup mean?

Definitions for recouprɪˈkup

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word recoup.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recoup, reimburse(verb)

    reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss

  2. recover, recoup, recuperate(verb)

    regain or make up for

    "recuperate one's losses"

  3. withhold, deduct, recoup(verb)

    retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments

    "My employer is withholding taxes"


  1. recoup(Verb)

    to make back, as an investment.

  2. recoup(Verb)

    To recover from an error.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recoup(verb)

    alt. of Recoupe

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Recoup

    rē-kōōp′, v.t. to make good: to indemnify.—adj. Recoupé (her.), divided a second time.—n. Recoup′ment, reimbursement: (law) reduction of the plaintiff's damages by keeping out a part. [Fr. recouper, to cut again—re-, again, couper, to cut, coup, a stroke—Low L. colpus—L. colaphus.]


  1. Recoup

    The first e-commerce and f-commerce platform that brings nonprofits, consumers, and businesses, together.With Recoup, nonprofits and businesses get their very own shopping pages. When customers buy an item, a percentage of the sale goes to a Recoup charity partner of the buyers choice.- Recoup builds their nonprofit partners (350+ to date) a customized shop and profile. Nonprofits don't have the expertise or experience to build their own shopping site. With Recoup, they don't have to. Everything is done for them so they can focus on promoting the shop to their supporter lists, and raising money. - Recoup populates the nonprofit's shop with offers from their 500+ business partners. This saves nonprofits the hassle of finding their own business partners, and inking their own deals. It also allows small businesses to work with large nationwide nonprofits. - Recoup opens the nonprofit and its shop to a broader audience and every sale generates a STATED and VISIBLE donation.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recoup in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recoup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Georgia Rep. Marc Morris:

    As property of the state of Georgia, we need to recoup that and solve that problem.

  2. Aneesh Srivastava:

    The higher visa fee is one of the headwinds...but they can expect to recoup some of the costs through contract re-negotiations and the stronger dollar.

  3. Li Yao:

    It's a good time for Sinopec to recoup at least part of its investment over the years and finance more pipeline capacity building while still able to maintain a controlling stake.

  4. Magna Chief Executive Don Walker:

    If you look at all the tax that goes to the government in payroll taxes and everything else, if they spend $100 million ... they can recoup all of that money in two or three years and they continue to keep that revenue for the long-term, they are crazy not to do that, even if it may not be popular.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Inspiration/motivation is a recourse i.e. inspiration/motivation is often a source of empowerment/strenght/encouragement/upliftment. Therefore, do quest for inspirations/motivations whenever you feel depressed/disspirited/dejected. For surely, they can/will uplift/beef up/recoup your about to fall or already fallen spirit/morale/enthusiasm.

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