recover, retrieve, find, regain(verb)
get or find back; recover the use of
"She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"
recuperate, recover, convalesce(verb)
get over an illness or shock
"The patient is recuperating"
recover, go back, recuperate(verb)
regain a former condition after a financial loss
"We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate"
recover, recoup, recuperate(verb)
regain or make up for
"recuperate one's losses"
reuse (materials from waste products)
"recover a chair"
to cover again
to get or obtain again; to get renewed possession of; to win back; to regain
to make good by reparation; to make up for; to retrieve; to repair the loss or injury of; as, to recover lost time
to restore from sickness, faintness, or the like; to bring back to life or health; to cure; to heal
to overcome; to get the better of, -- as a state of mind or body
to rescue; to deliver
to gain by motion or effort; to obtain; to reach; to come to
to gain as a compensation; to obtain in return for injury or debt; as, to recover damages in trespass; to recover debt and costs in a suit at law; to obtain title to by judgement in a court of law; as, to recover lands in ejectment or common recovery; to gain by legal process; as, to recover judgement against a defendant
to regain health after sickness; to grow well; to be restored or cured; hence, to regain a former state or condition after misfortune, alarm, etc.; -- often followed by of or from; as, to recover from a state of poverty; to recover from fright
to make one's way; to come; to arrive
to obtain a judgement; to succeed in a lawsuit; as, the plaintiff has recovered in his suit
Origin: [Pref. re- + cover: cf. F. recouvrir.]
Recover is a hard rock band from Austin, Texas.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-kuv′ėr, v.t. to cover again.
rē-kuv′ėr, v.t. to get possession of again: to make up for: to retrieve: to cure: to revive: to bring back to any former state: to rescue: to obtain as compensation: to obtain for injury or debt: to reconcile.—v.i. to regain health: to regain any former state: (law) to obtain a judgment.—n. recovery: the forward movement in rowing, after one stroke to take another.—n. Recoverabil′ity, the state of being recoverable.—adj. Recov′erable, that may be recovered or regained: capable of being brought to a former condition.—ns. Recov′erableness, the state of being recoverable: capability of being recovered; Recoveree′, one against whom a judgment is obtained in common recovery; Recov′erer, one who recovers; Recov′eror, one who recovers a judgment in common recovery; Recov′ery, the act of recovering: the act of regaining anything lost: restoration to health or to any former state: the power of recovering anything: (law) a verdict giving right to the recovery of debts or costs. [O. Fr. recovrer—L. recuperāre—re-, again, and Sabine cuprus, good; some suggest cupĕre, to desire.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'recover' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4452
Rank popularity for the word 'recover' in Verbs Frequency: #399
The numerical value of recover in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of recover in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- palautua, parantua, tervehtyäFinnish
- recouvrer, récupérerFrench
- slànaichScottish Gaelic
- sembuh kembali, sembuhIndonesian
- 回復, 回復しますJapanese
- mātūtū, whakamāuiMāori
- recupereren, terugwinnen, herstellen, genezenDutch
- melhorar, recuperar, [[recuperar]]-[[se]]Portuguese
- поправиться, возвратить, вернуть, поправляться, возвращать, выздоравливать, выздороветьRussian
- återhämta sigSwedish
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