Definitions for recoverrɪˈkʌv ər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to cover again.
to get back or regain (something lost or taken away).
to make up for or make good (loss, damage, etc.) to oneself.
to regain the strength, composure, balance, or the like, of (oneself).
to obtain by judgment in a court of law. to acquire title to through judicial process.
to reclaim from a bad state, practice, etc.
to regain (a substance) in usable form; reclaim.
(v.i.)to regain one's health, strength, composure, balance, etc., after illness, trouble, disturbance, or the like (sometimes fol. by from):
to recover from the flu.
to regain a former and better state or condition.
to obtain a favorable judgment in a suit for something.
to make a recovery, as in a sport or game.
Origin of recover:
1300–50; ME < AF recoverer, OF recovrer < L recuperāre to regain, recuperate
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to feel better after being sick, a bad experience, etc.
She is recovering from her illness.; The stock market has not yet recovered.
to get back sth lost or stolen
The soldiers went back to recover the bodies.; The family will never recover the money.
to be able to use or feel again
She gradually recovered the use of her legs.
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
Recover is a hard rock band from Austin, Texas.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'recover' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4452
Rank popularity for the word 'recover' in Verbs Frequency: #399
Translations for recover
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to become well again; to return to good health etc
He is recovering from a serious illness; The country is recovering from an economic crisis.
- يَشْفى، يَسْتَرِدُّ عافِيَتَهArabic
- recuperarPortuguese (BR)
- zotavit seCzech
- komme sigDanish
- αναρρώνω, συνέρχομαιGreek
- بهبود یافتن؛ دوباره به دست آوردنFarsi
- recouvrer (la santé)French
- पुन्राप्त करनाHindi
- oporaviti seCroatian
- meggyógyul, felépülHungarian
- ná sérIcelandic
- rimettersi, riprendersiItalian
- atveseļoties; atgūtiesLatvian
- (zich) herstellenDutch
- bli frisk, komme segNorwegian
- wyzdrowieć, wracać do normyPolish
- بهبود یافتن؛ دوباره به دست آوردنPersian
- بيالاس ته راوړل، بيااخيستل، روغيدل(شفاموندل)،ژغورل، راګرځول، ستنول،بياپوښول، بيا اخيستنه، روغوالى،ژغورنه، ستنونهPashto
- a-şi reveniRomanian
- оправляться; выздоравливатьRussian
- zotaviť saSlovak
- oporaviti seSerbian
- tillfriskna, repa sigSwedish
- 復原Chinese (Trad.)
- видужувати, оклигуватиUkrainian
- صحت بحال ہوناUrdu
- hồi phụcVietnamese
- 复原Chinese (Simp.)
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