Adjective "reclaimable" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/rɪˈkleɪməb(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Even in areas that flooded, properly built concrete buildings should have survived and been reclaimable.'
  2. 'Lately, when designers speak of using ‘green’ materials, they usually are not referring to a color scheme, but rather to the use of reclaimable, recycled or sustainable materials.'

Definitions

1. to bring (uncultivated areas or wasteland) into a condition for cultivation or other use.

2. to recover (substances) in a pure or usable form from refuse, discarded articles, etc.

3. to bring back to a preferable manner of living, sound principles, ideas, etc.

4. to tame.

5. re-claim. verb (used without object)

6. to protest; object. noun

7. reclamation: beyond reclaim.

More examples(as adjective)

"taxes can be reclaimable."

"people/places/organizations can be reclaimable."

"materials can be reclaimable."

Origin

(reclaim)