Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb recoup

3 senses of recoup

Sense 1
recoup, reimburse -- (reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss)
       => compensate, recompense, remunerate -- (make payment to; compensate; "My efforts were not remunerated")

Sense 2
recover, recoup, recuperate -- (regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work")

Sense 3
withhold, deduct, recoup -- (retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments; "My employer is withholding taxes")
       => keep, hold on -- (retain possession of; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"; "She kept her maiden name after she married")

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