To claim back; to demand the return of as a right; to attempt to recover possession of.
- To bring into or return to a suitable condition for use, as cultivation or habitation: reclaim marshlands; reclaim strip-mined land.
- To procure (usable substances) from refuse or waste products.
- To bring back, as from error, to a right or proper course; reform. See Synonyms at save1.
- To tame (a falcon, for example).