1. [ verb ] get or find back; recover the use of
Synonyms: retrieve regain find

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

Related terms: get access find restitution recovery
2. [ verb ] get over an illness or shock
Synonyms: convalesce recuperate

"The patient is recuperating"

Related terms: deteriorate better perk_up recuperate convalescence convalescent
3. [ verb ] regain a former condition after a financial loss
Synonyms: recuperate go_back

"We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90" "The company managed to recuperate"

Related terms: revert rally recovery
4. [ verb ] of materials from waste products
Synonyms: reclaim
Related terms: recycle save preserve
5. [ verb ] regain or make up for
Synonyms: recuperate recoup

"recuperate one's losses"

Related terms: get make_up
6. [ verb ] cover anew

"recover a chair"

Related terms: cover
Similar spelling:   recovery