"recoups" in the verb sense
1. recoup, reimburse
reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss
2. recover, recoup, recuperate
regain or make up for
"recuperate one's losses"
3. withhold, deduct, recoup
retain and refrain from disbursing of payments
"My employer is withholding taxes"
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