What does regain mean?

Definitions for regain
riˈgeɪnre·gain

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

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. find, regain(verb)

    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. regain(Verb)

    To get back; to recover possession of.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Regain(verb)

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

Anagrams for regain »

  1. anigre, earing, gainer, Regina

  2. Anigre

  3. Earing

  4. Gainer

How to pronounce regain?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say regain in sign language?

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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. Lao Tse, In a discussion with Confucious about the true nature of humanity.:

    Give up your relentless moralizing, the continual pinpricks which pierce the skin of your fellows. The distinction between good and evil is the sickness of the mind. Give up your morals, and the people will regain a love of their fellows.

  2. Benjamin Chapman:

    In this case, when someone is really trying to regain the trust and refocus the brand around food safety, it’s even more important that they be open and transparent.

  3. Angela Primachenko:

    Im just taking it [ one ] day at a time and just trying to regain my strength and core and muscles.

  4. Michael Barbaro:

    International news has always been a bit of a conundrum for certain American publications, i think the 20-minute, single-subject format was made for that. Michael Barbaro and Carolyn Ryan can't tell the story of what it means that the Taliban is about to regain power after 20 years in five minutes.

  5. Jeff Miller:

    This is the only way the department can regain the trust of the veterans and taxpayers it is charged with serving.

Images & Illustrations of regain

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