from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To put or pass through a cycle again, as for further treatment.
- transitive v. To start a different cycle in.
- transitive v. To extract useful materials from (garbage or waste).
- transitive v. To extract and reuse (useful substances found in waste).
- transitive v. To use again, especially to reprocess: recycle aluminum cans; recycle old jokes.
- transitive v. To recondition and adapt to a new use or function: recycling old warehouses as condominiums.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To break down and reuse component materials.
- v. To reuse as a whole.
- v. To collect or place in a bin for recycling.
- v. To be recycled.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cause to repeat a cycle
- v. use again after processing
From re- + cycle. (Wiktionary)