"reclaiming" in the verb sense
1. reclaim, repossess
2. reclaim, recover
reuse (materials from waste products)
3. reform, reclaim, regenerate, rectify
bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one
"The Church reformed me"
"reform your conduct"
make useful again transform from a useless or uncultivated state
"The people reclaimed the marshes"
5. domesticate, domesticize, domesticise, reclaim, tame
overcome the wildness of make docile and tractable
"He tames lions for the circus"
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