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re·cov·er

recover

 
 
pronunciation:
rih kuh vr
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part of speech: verb
inflections: recovers, recovering, recovered
definition 1: to get back.
She recovered her lost wallet.
synonyms:
regain, retrieve
similar words:
find, recuperate, redeem, salvage
definition 2: to make up for.
Mike recovered lost hours of sleep by taking a nap.
similar words:
get, obtain, receive
definition 3: to return to a normal or healthy condition.
She is home from the hospital after recovering from her illness.
synonyms:
mend
similar words:
bounce back, heal, pull through, rally, recuperate
derivations: recoverable (adj.), recovering (adj.)
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