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Wordnet 3.0


1. delivered from danger;
[syn: rescued, reclaimed]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Reclaim \Re*claim"\ (r[-e]*kl[=a]m"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reclaimed (r[-e]*kl[=a]md"); p. pr. & vb. n. Reclaiming.] [F. r['e]clamer, L. reclamare, reclamatum, to cry out against; pref. re- re- + clamare to call or cry aloud. See Claim.] 1. To call back, as a hawk to the wrist in falconry, by a certain customary call. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To call back from flight or disorderly action; to call to, for the purpose of subduing or quieting. [1913 Webster] The headstrong horses hurried Octavius . . . along, and were deaf to his reclaiming them. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To reduce from a wild to a tamed state; to bring under discipline; -- said especially of birds trained for the chase, but also of other animals. "An eagle well reclaimed." --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. Hence: To reduce to a desired state by discipline, labor, cultivation, or the like; to rescue from being wild, desert, waste, submerged, or the like; as, to reclaim wild land, overflowed land, etc. [1913 Webster] 5. To call back to rectitude from moral wandering or transgression; to draw back to correct deportment or course of life; to reform. [1913 Webster] It is the intention of Providence, in all the various expressions of his goodness, to reclaim mankind. --Rogers. [1913 Webster] 6. To correct; to reform; -- said of things. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Your error, in time reclaimed, will be venial. --Sir E. Hoby. [1913 Webster] 7. To exclaim against; to gainsay. [Obs.] --Fuller. [1913 Webster] Syn: To reform; recover; restore; amend; correct. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

reclaimed adj 1: delivered from danger [syn: rescued, reclaimed]