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Synonyms for recover
rɪˈkʌv ərre·cov·er

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recover, retrieve, find, regainverb

    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, convalesceverb

    get over an illness or shock

    "The patient is recuperating"

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

  3. recover, go back, recuperateverb

    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, recuperateverb

    regain or make up for

    "recuperate one's losses"

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

  5. reclaim, recoververb

    reuse (materials from waste products)

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

  6. recoververb

    cover anew

    "recover a chair"

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

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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. recoververb

    Synonyms:
    regain, recuperate, get back

  2. recoververb

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

  3. recoververb

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

  4. recoververb

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

  5. recoververb

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

  6. recoververb

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) obtain judgment

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. recoververb

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

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How to use recover in a sentence?

  1. Paul Henson:

    This shows the public that you can recover species and do it in a way that works with local communities in a positive way, as opposed to being a contentious big event.

  2. Lukasiewicz Hagai:

    We've been investigating the placenta for the last decade and we have discovered that the placenta cells have unique properties that can help the body to recover after exposure to high level of radiation, we are injecting these cells to the bodies' muscles...that will help the bone marrow to recover after radiation.

  3. Julia Mancuso:

    I personally love doing hot/cold, it’s a great way to recover, if you’re going into the hot tub make sure you periodically get out and into a cold shower. For every 5 minutes in hot I do 1 minute in cold-- and the more time you spend in the cold, the better the effect will be-- it helps flush out the lactic acid.

  4. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer:

    As we return to work under the cloud of crisis, Senate Republicans should concentrate on helping us recover from COVID-19, not confirming right-wing judges or protecting big businesses that threaten to put workers at serious risk.

  5. Bob Bennett:

    I hope that the BCA hasn’t so irretrievably damaged the evidence, or failed to recover evidence that should be reasonably expected to be recovered at the time that the crime occurred, and I use the term ‘crime’ pointedly and intentionally.


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