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Synonyms for recover
rɪˈkʌv ər

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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.

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

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

    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

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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. rewrap

    you can cover/wrap, and they can mean the same thing. so rewrap, and recover mean the same thing.

    he opened his present to early, so i had to rewrap it again.

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. recover(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    regain, recuperate, get back

  2. recover(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    retrieve, restore, repair, recruit, re-establish

  3. recover(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) obtain by course of law, get by judgment

  4. recover(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    rally, regain health, get well, be restored to health

  5. recover(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be restored, be reinstated, regain the former state

  6. recover(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) obtain judgment

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. recover(v)

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

How to pronounce recover?

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How to say recover in sign language?

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How to use recover in a sentence?

  1. Double Olympic:

    I thought I would not be able to recover. This is my fourth world championship and I always arrived in top shape but always left without medals. It shows you should never give up. I persevered and earned my medal.

  2. Edward Meir:

    The problem is how permanent are the cuts, will that supply come back to the market at a later stage if prices recover and are they going to be offset by worsening demand, that's the quandary; the market is very sceptical, and so we could have a prolonged period of prices bumping along the bottom until we get a better handle as to what is going on.

  3. Nancy Lindborg:

    We knew then that climate change was causing ever faster cycles of devastating drought, meaning families and communities have little time to recover before being slammed again, with this latest, even more terrible drought hitting Ethiopia just five years later, the need to build resilience is more urgent than ever.

  4. Carlos Rodas:

    We cannot recover those lives, but we can analyze the system, make it transparent, that it is not about egos, it is not about personalities. These are boys and girls, teenagers.

  5. Lijin Zhong:

    You can treat sludge as waste but if you change your mind the sludge is not waste but a source of energy, if you can recover your energy, if you can recover resources from waste, then you are doing something to close the (ecological) loop of the city.


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