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 Meanings and Examples of RECLAIM
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reclaim
 v.  bring into or return to a suitable condition for use; claim back; make useful again
Classic Sentence:
1  Madame de Villefort, unconscious of the passions that exhausted their fire over her head, at that moment held her son's ball, and was making signs to him to reclaim it with a kiss.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 108. The Judge.
2  Make up your mind to that, or I'll never go, she added resolutely, as he tried to reclaim his load.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-SIX
3  Abandoning everything to the greedy grasp of those around her, the mother darted, with distraction in her mien, to reclaim her child.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
4  I should not dream of doing so were it not absolutely certain that I should be able in four days to reclaim it.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
5  Indeed I am not sure that I would desire to reclaim him.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In SECOND ACT
6  The lawn, reclaimed from weeds, grew thick with clover and Bermuda grass, and Gerald saw to it that it was well kept.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
7  But what there was of it was good and the acres that were lying fallow could be reclaimed when times grew better, and they would be the more fertile for their rest.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
8  Meanwhile Ulysses and the others passed out of the town and soon reached the fair and well-tilled farm of Laertes, which he had reclaimed with infinite labour.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
9  You will be reclaimed and formed.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
10  Behind this raw matter one of the reclaimed, the product of the new forces at work, strolled despondently, carrying a rifle by its middle.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
11  In selecting another to perform the office of reclaiming his highly prized rifle, the scout had lost sight of none of his habitual caution.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
Example Sentence:
1  You'll be able to reclaim the tax on all equipment that you buy.
2  There are an estimated eight million people currently thought to be eligible to reclaim income tax.
3  If you make regular gifts through a covenant we can reclaim the income tax which you have already paid on this money.
4  He has invented a new method to reclaim valuable raw materials from industrial waste water.
5  You'll have to go to the police station to reclaim your wallet.
6  You may be entitled to reclaim some tax.
7  They will return to breed in the fall, and the male will reclaim his burrow, waiting to reconnect with his mate.
8  To reclaim the Constitution from conservatives, we must realize that there is no such thing as a neutral method of interpreting the Constitution.
9  I had, by cross-ways and by- paths, once more drawn near the tract of moorland; and now, only a few fields, almost as wild and unproductive as the heath from which they were scarcely reclaimed, lay between me and the dusky hill.