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Noun regaining has 1 sense
- restitution, return, restoration, regaining - getting something back again; "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"
--1 is a kind of acquisition
--1 has particulars: clawback
Verb regain has 2 senses
- recover, retrieve, find, regain - get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"
--1 is one way to get, acquire
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something from somebody
- find, regain - come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!"
--2 is one way to get, acquire
They regain the money in the closet