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Recover

Re`cov´er   Pronunciation: r?`k?v´?r
v. t.1.To cover again.
1.
[imp. & p. p. Recovered (-?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Recovering. ]
1.To get or obtain again; to get renewed possession of; to win back; to regain.
2.To make good by reparation; to make up for; to retrieve; to repair the loss or injury of; as, to recover lost time.
3.To restore from sickness, faintness, or the like; to bring back to life or health; to cure; to heal.
The wine in my bottle will recover him.
- Shak.
4.To overcome; to get the better of, - as a state of mind or body.
I do hope to recover my late hurt.
- Cowley.
5.To rescue; to deliver.
6.To gain by motion or effort; to obtain; to reach; to come to.
Except he could recover one of the Cities of Refuge he was to die.
- Hales.
7.(Law) To gain as a compensation; to obtain in return for injury or debt; as, to recover damages in trespass; to recover debt and costs in a suit at law; to obtain title to by judgement in a court of law; as, to recover lands in ejectment or common recovery; to gain by legal process; as, to recover judgement against a defendant.
Recover arms
(Mil. Drill) a command whereby the piece is brought from the position of "aim" to that of "ready."
v. i.1.To regain health after sickness; to grow well; to be restored or cured; hence, to regain a former state or condition after misfortune, alarm, etc.; - often followed by of or from; as, to recover from a state of poverty; to recover from fright.
Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether I shall recover of this disease.
- 2 Kings i. 2.
2.To make one's way; to come; to arrive.
3.(Law) To obtain a judgement; to succeed in a lawsuit; as, the plaintiff has recovered in his suit.
n.1.Recovery.
Verb1.recover - get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"
Synonyms: regain, retrieve, find
2.recover - get over an illness or shock; "The patient is recuperating"
3.recover - regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate"
Synonyms: recuperate, go back
4.recover - regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses"
Synonyms: recuperate, recoup
5.recover - of materials from waste products
Synonyms: reclaim
6.recover - cover anew; "recover a chair"
balance, bounce back, bring back, come about, come around, come back, come round, come to, come up smiling, compensate, convalesce, deliver, extract, extricate, free, gain strength, get about, get back, get better, get over, get well, heal, liberate, make a comeback, offset, perk up, pull round, pull through, rally, ransom, reacquire, reclaim, recoup, recruit, recuperate, recycle, rediscover, refresh, rejuvenate, release, renew, renovate, reoccupy, replevin, replevy, repossess, rescue, restitute, restore, resume, retake, return, revindicate, revive, save, set free, survive, take back, weather the storm, win back
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