English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
be cured, be restored, cure, heal, reanimate, recover, recruit, recuperate, regain, repossess, restore, resume, retrieve
die, fail, grow worse, relapse, sink
From; rarely of; (Law) to recover judgment against, to recover damages of or from a person.