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Definitions for regain
riˈgeɪnre·gain

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recover, retrieve, find, regainverb

    get or find back; recover the use of

    "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"

  2. find, regainverb

    come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost

    "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!"

Wiktionary

  1. regainverb

    To get back; to recover possession of.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Regainverb

    To recover; to gain anew.

    Etymology: regagner, Fr. re and gain.

    Hopeful to regain
    Thy love, from thee I will not hide
    What thoughts in my unquiet breast are ris’n. John Milton.

    We’ve driven back
    These heathen Saxons, and regain’d our earth,
    As earth recovers from an ebbing tide. Dryden.

    As soon as the mind regains the power to stop or continue any of these motions of the body or thoughts, we then consider the man as a free agent. John Locke.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Regainverb

    to gain anew; to get again; to recover, as what has escaped or been lost; to reach again

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Regain

    rē-gān, v.t. to gain back or again: to recover.

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'regain' in Verbs Frequency: #948

Anagrams for regain »

  1. anigre

  2. earing

  3. gainer

  4. Regina

  5. arenig

  6. reagin

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of regain in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of regain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of regain in a Sentence

  1. Allan Tupper:

    The down day gives the party, his campaign team and of course himself, the capacity and time to think about what's gone on and think about ... to what degree they can regain control of their campaign.

  2. Mike Ryan:

    Every time we have managed to regain control over the virus and contain its spread, we have suffered major, major security events, we are anticipating a scenario of continued intense transmission.

  3. Christopher Seeger:

    I am sorry for the pain this episode has caused Black former players and their families. Ultimately, this settlement only works if former players believe in it, and my goal is to regain their trust and ensure the NFL is fully held to account.

  4. George Ratiu:

    Halfway through October, the number of homes for sale has improved compared to the overheated first half of this year, leading to slower price growth, it seems that buyers and sellers are finally taking a step back from the pandemic-induced stampede of the past year to regain their footing and reassess their next steps.

  5. Hermes Gadelha:

    The rotation of the sperm is something that is very important. It's something that allows the sperm to regain a symmetry and actually be able to go straight.

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    • A. contagious
    • B. foreordained
    • C. occlusive
    • D. appellative

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