What are some opposite words for recover?

Antonyms for recover
rɪˈkʌv ər

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term recover.

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"

    Synonyms:
    line up, detect, go back, find oneself, recoup, get, get hold, recollect, recuperate, find, reclaim, rule, notice, convalesce, call up, chance, determine, see, find out, come up, think, encounter, happen, retrieve, feel, incur, observe, recall, witness, call back, ascertain, bump, remember, regain, obtain, discover, receive

  2. recuperate, recover, convalesce(verb)

    get over an illness or shock

    "The patient is recuperating"

    Synonyms:
    retrieve, reclaim, go back, recuperate, recoup, regain, convalesce, find

  3. recover, go back, recuperate(verb)

    regain a former condition after a financial loss

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

    Synonyms:
    retrieve, reclaim, date back, find, recuperate, recoup, go back, recur, regain, convalesce, date from

  4. recover, recoup, recuperate(verb)

    regain or make up for

    "recuperate one's losses"

    Synonyms:
    retrieve, reclaim, reimburse, find, recuperate, withhold, recoup, go back, deduct, regain, convalesce

  5. reclaim, recover(verb)

    reuse (materials from waste products)

    Synonyms:
    recuperate, regenerate, tame, domesticize, retrieve, convalesce, go back, rectify, domesticise, domesticate, reform, regain, repossess, find, recoup, reclaim

  6. recover(verb)

    cover anew

    "recover a chair"

    Synonyms:
    retrieve, reclaim, find, recuperate, recoup, go back, regain, convalesce

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recover

    The transitive use of recover in the sense of cure, heal, etc., as in 2 Kings v, 6, "That thou mayest recover him of his leprosy," is now practically obsolete. The chief transitive use of recover is in the sense to obtain again after losing, regain, repossess, etc.; as, to recover stolen goods; to recover health. The intransitive sense, be cured, be restored, etc., is very common; as, to recover from sickness, terror, or misfortune.

    Antonyms:
    die, fail, grow worse, relapse, sink

    Synonyms:
    be cured, be healed, be restored, cure, heal, reanimate, recruit, recuperate, regain, repossess, restore, resume, retrieve

    Preposition:
    From; rarely of; (Law) to recover judgment against, to recover damages of or from a person.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recover

    Antonyms:
    lose, forfeit, miss, sacrifice, deteriorate, impair, decay, decline, relapse

    Synonyms:
    regain, repossess, resume, retrieve, recruit, heal, cure, revive, restore, reanimate, save

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. recover(v)

    Synonyms:
    regain, reclaim, retrieve, repair, recoup, recruit, rally, repossess, recuperate

How to use recover in a sentence?

  1. Alex Viada:

    That just wipes you out, less intense work builds your endurance, gives you adaptations that help improve your heart, nervous system, and circulatory system function, and allows you to recover from intense workouts. It’s much more sustainable than intense work.

  2. Anthony Fauci:

    You send them back to their community, you will in essence be reseeding with individuals who are capable of transmitting infection, many communities throughout the country, so, it's much, much better to have the capability to put them in a place where they could comfortably recover.

  3. Rohini Bhole:

    Jerry Lee is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab, from what I have seen thus far, he is heading in the right direction.

  4. Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley:

    Everything that can be done to rescue and recover koala habitat, will be done, including innovative approaches that look at whether you can actually put a koala in an area that it hasn't come from.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Do you know? You may need to move backward sometimes in order to move forward like never before. Yes of course, backwardness do precede forwardness. Now, may I ask. Are you currently down to nothing? Or are you presently experiencing a setback in anything and for any reason? Or have you lost anything worth having like money, opportunities or any other valueable thing? If yes, then cheer yourself up. For, sooner or later you will bounce back into glory or goodies like never before. I mean, you will soon recover whatever you do think that you've lost. Yes! your later or subsequent glory/dignity shall surpass your former or past glory/dignity.

How to pronounce recover?

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

How to say recover in sign language?

  1. recover

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1763die
#2032miss
#2636fail
#3169lose
#5615decline
#6356recover
#7229sink
#9280sacrifice
#10134decay
#25141relapse
#25560impair
#29516forfeit
#37387deteriorate

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