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[ verb ] get or find back; recover the use of

Synonyms

retrieve regain find

Examples

"She regained control of herself" "She found her voice and replied quickly"

Used in print

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

Then last season the_Birds tumbled as low as 11 - 18 on May 19 before recovering to make a race of it and total 86 victories .

2
[ verb ] get over an illness or shock

Examples

"The patient is recuperating"

Used in print

(Edwin Booth, Outlaw Town....)

`` Damn you , Adams '' - Jess was beginning to recover from his initial shock .

3
[ verb ] regain a former condition after a financial loss

Synonyms

recuperate go_back

Examples

"We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90" "The company managed to recuperate"

Used in print

(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)

It generally took well into the autumn for the firm to recover from the summer 's help .

Related terms

revert rally recovery

4
[ verb ] of materials from waste products

Synonyms

reclaim

Related terms

recycle save preserve

5
[ verb ] regain or make up for

Synonyms

recuperate recoup

Examples

"recuperate one's losses"

Related terms

get make_up

6
[ verb ] cover anew

Examples

"recover a chair"

Related terms

cover

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