Meaning of recoup
Pronunciation: (ri-kp'), [key]
- to get back the equivalent of: to recoup one's losses by a lucky investment.
- to regain or recover.
- to reimburse or indemnify; pay back: to recoup a person for expenses.
- to withhold (a portion of something due), having some rightful claim to do so.
- to get back an equivalent, as of something lost.
- to plead in defense a claim arising out of the same subject matter as the plaintiff's claim.
- an act of recouping.
- recoup (Thesaurus)