1. [ noun ] return to an original state

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

Related terms: improvement recover
2. [ noun ] (biology) gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
Synonyms: recuperation convalescence
Related terms: healing rally lysis recuperate
3. [ noun ] the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
Synonyms: retrieval
Related terms: deed rescue ransom recapture repossession reclamation recover
Similar spelling:   recover