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

2 senses of recycle

Sense 1
recycle -- (cause to repeat a cycle)
       => cycle -- (cause to go through a recurring sequence; "cycle the laundry in this washing program")

Sense 2
recycle, reprocess, reuse -- (use again after processing; "We must recycle the cardboard boxes")
       => use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ -- (put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer")

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