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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Spoken Corpus Frequency
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or to lose.
Power intoxicates men. When a man is intoxicated by alcohol, he can recover, but when intoxicated by power, he seldom recovers.
Women are biologically more hearty than men so instead of dying from a heart attack or something like that they recover, but they recover disabled.
We expect prices will recover ... my expectation is palm oil futures are likely to recover to 2,700-3,000 ringgit until June, there's a lot of upward potential.
How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive of all they do, and of all they are willing to endure.
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Translations for recover
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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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