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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Overcome the wildness of; Make useful again; Bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one; Reuse (materials from waste products); Claim back.

Usage examples (35)
  • Will Elbow's new album title reclaim grammar's least-loved piece of punctuation from Facebook commenters and literary snobs?
  • Here is the essence of being able to reclaim a word.
  • That means that women need to either new to create a new word for positive women sexuality or reclaim a word.
  • Yet feminists would still like us to "reclaim" it. for more
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