What does recovery mean?

Definitions for recovery
rɪˈkʌv ə rire·cov·ery

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recoverynoun

    return to an original state

    "the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid"

  2. convalescence, recuperation, recoverynoun

    gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury

  3. recovery, retrievalnoun

    the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)

Wiktionary

  1. recoverynoun

    The act or process of regaining or repossession of something lost.

  2. recoverynoun

    A return to normal health.

  3. recoverynoun

    A return to former status.

  4. recoverynoun

    Renewed growth after a slump (economy).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recoverynoun

    the act of recovering, regaining, or retaking possession

  2. Recoverynoun

    restoration from sickness, weakness, faintness, or the like; restoration from a condition of mistortune, of fright, etc

  3. Recoverynoun

    the obtaining in a suit at law of a right to something by a verdict and judgment of court

  4. Recoverynoun

    the getting, or gaining, of something not previously had

  5. Recoverynoun

    in rowing, the act of regaining the proper position for making a new stroke

Freebase

  1. Recovery

    Recovery was a music and youth-oriented television series that was broadcast by ABC TV in Australia. The show was aired each Saturday morning from 9:00am to 12:00pm, following the overnight video clip program, Rage, and was broadcast from 20 April 1996 to 29 April 2000.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. recovery

    1. In air (aviation) operations, that phase of a mission which involves the return of an aircraft to a land base or platform afloat. 2. The retrieval of a mine from the location where emplaced. 3. In personnel recovery, actions taken to physically gain custody of isolated personnel and return them to the initial reception point. 4. Actions taken to extricate damaged or disabled equipment for return to friendly control or repair at another location. See also evader; evasion; recovery; recovery force.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recovery' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2641

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recovery' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4768

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recovery' in Nouns Frequency: #1140

How to pronounce recovery?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recovery in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recovery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of recovery in a Sentence

  1. Marc Levine:

    Essentially we've been surfing on the national recovery, the idea was that Wisconsin policies are better than the national policies and we were going to move ahead of the national rate. That clearly hasn't happened.

  2. Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver:

    The euro area is confronting flat growth and deflation. Beyond Europe, the growth rates of key emerging economies -- China and India -- are losing steam, geopolitical crises -- in Ukraine, Iraq, and Syria -- pose serious risks, complicating the recovery ... And though America is carrying the world economy at the moment, that is simply not sustainable.

  3. Xing Zhaopeng:

    The higher-than-expected GDP number indicates that growth has stepped into the expansionary zone, although some sectors remain in recovery, policy exiting will pose counter-cyclical pressures on 2021 growth.

  4. Patrick Graichen:

    Post-pandemic economic recovery must not slow down climate action, agora Energiewende therefore need strong climate policy -- such as in the Green Deal -- to ensure steady progress.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    Our condolences and prayers go out to the family and friends of Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez, who was killed this morning in the line of duty. We are also praying for the full recovery of his partner, who was also attacked, this is a stark reminder of the ongoing threat that an unsecure border poses to the safety of our communities and those charged with defending them. We are grateful for the courage and sacrifice of our border agents who have dedicated their lives to keeping us safe, the statement read. I remain fully committed to working with the Border Patrol to provide them with all the resources they need to safeguard our nation.

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Translations for recovery

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  • zotaveníCzech
  • Erholung, Wiedergewinnung, Gesundung, Wiedererlangung, Wiederherstellung, Genesung, ZurückgewinnungGerman
  • ανάκτησηGreek
  • recuperaciónSpanish
  • paraneminen, elpyminen, palautuminenFinnish
  • rétablissement, guérison, récupérationFrench
  • aisghabháilIrish
  • gyógyulás, visszaszerzésHungarian
  • recuperationInterlingua
  • pemulihanIndonesian
  • recupero, ricuperoItalian
  • התאוששותHebrew
  • 回復, 回収Japanese
  • მორჩენაGeorgian
  • چاکبوونه‌وه‌Kurdish
  • recuperatioLatin
  • mātūtūtangaMāori
  • herstel, genezing, terugwinningDutch
  • recuperaçãoPortuguese
  • возврат, получение обратно, оздоровление, получение вновь, восстановление, оживление, рекуперация, поправка, выздоровлениеRussian
  • ozdravljenje, oporavak, oporava, oporavSerbo-Croatian
  • återhämtningSwedish
  • 复苏Chinese

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