Synonyms of recycle
reprocessDictionary • All glass bottles that can't be refilled can be recycled.
salvage • They studied flight recorders salvaged from the wreckage.
reclaim • He set out to fight the drug infestation by reclaiming a youth from the local gangs.
save • a final attempt to save 40,000 jobs
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reclaimIf you reclaim a person who has been involved in bad or criminal behaviour, you cause them to stop acting in that way.
• He set out to fight the drug infestation by reclaiming a youth from the local gangs.
salvageIf something is salvaged, someone manages to save it, for example from a ship that has sunk, or from a building that has been damaged.
• They studied flight recorders salvaged from the wreckage.
saveIf you save someone or something, you help them to avoid harm or to escape from a dangerous or unpleasant situation.
• a final attempt to save 40,000 jobs
Thesaurus for recycle from the Collins English Thesaurus
to pass (a substance) through a system again for further treatment or use