What does recuperate mean?

Definitions for recuperaterɪˈku pəˌreɪt, -ˈkyu-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word recuperate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recover, recoup, recuperate(verb)

    regain or make up for

    "recuperate one's losses"

  2. 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"

  3. recuperate(verb)

    restore to good health or strength

  4. recuperate, recover, convalesce(verb)

    get over an illness or shock

    "The patient is recuperating"


  1. recuperate(Verb)

    To recover, especially from an illness; to get better from an illness.

  2. recuperate(Verb)

    To co-opt subversive ideas for mainstream use

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recuperate(verb)

    to recover health; to regain strength; to convalesce

  2. Recuperate(verb)

    to recover; to regain; as, to recuperate the health or strength

  3. Origin: [L. recuperatus, p. p. of recuperare. See Recover to get again.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recuperate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recuperate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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