Definitions for recoverrɪˈkʌv ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. recuperate, recover, convalesce(verb)

    get over an illness or shock

    "The patient is recuperating"

  3. 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"

  4. recover, recoup, recuperate(verb)

    regain or make up for

    "recuperate one's losses"

  5. reclaim, recover(verb)

    reuse (materials from waste products)

  6. recover(verb)

    cover anew

    "recover a chair"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recover(verb)

    to cover again

  2. Recover(verb)

    to get or obtain again; to get renewed possession of; to win back; to regain

  3. Recover(verb)

    to make good by reparation; to make up for; to retrieve; to repair the loss or injury of; as, to recover lost time

  4. Recover(verb)

    to restore from sickness, faintness, or the like; to bring back to life or health; to cure; to heal

  5. Recover(verb)

    to overcome; to get the better of, -- as a state of mind or body

  6. Recover(verb)

    to rescue; to deliver

  7. Recover(verb)

    to gain by motion or effort; to obtain; to reach; to come to

  8. Recover(verb)

    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

  9. Recover(verb)

    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

  10. Recover(verb)

    to make one's way; to come; to arrive

  11. Recover(verb)

    to obtain a judgement; to succeed in a lawsuit; as, the plaintiff has recovered in his suit

  12. Recover(noun)

    recovery

  13. Origin: [Pref. re- + cover: cf. F. recouvrir.]

Freebase

  1. Recover

    Recover is a hard rock band from Austin, Texas.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recover' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4452

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recover' in Verbs Frequency: #399


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