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Synonyms for regain
riˈgeɪn

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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, recover, ascertain, bump, remember, obtain, discover, receive

  2. find, regain(verb)

    come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost

    "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!"

    Synonyms:
    encounter, happen, notice, ascertain, witness, bump, retrieve, recover, detect, get hold, feel, observe, find oneself, receive, determine, chance, rule, line up, get, find out, discover, obtain, incur, find, come up, see

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. regain

    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, recover, recruit, recuperate, 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. regain

    Synonyms:
    recover, react, reprocure, reobtain, retrieve, repossess

    Antonyms:
    miss, lose, forfeit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. regain(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    recover, get back, gain anew

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. regain(v)

    Synonyms:
    recover, retrieve

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "regain":

    recover, retrieve, restore, resume, reclaim, recycle, re-establish, recoup

How to pronounce regain?

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How to say regain in sign language?

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How to use regain in a sentence?

  1. Guicciardini:

    It is easy to lose important opportunities, and difficult to regain them; therefore when they present themselves it is the more necessary to make every effort to retain them.

  2. Jeremy Yellen:

    The Emperor has contributed more than all of Japan's prime ministers combined in advancing reconciliation, these efforts to restore dignity to Japan's victims has also helped the nation regain a dignity that remains imperiled by revisionists.

  3. Chief Executive Willie Walsh:

    It's unclear when UK corporates will regain confidence in terms of travelling and doing business, it will have to happen... whether that's later this year or early next year we'll have to wait and see.

  4. Marcus Kuhnert:

    We want to reduce the loans very aggressively within two to three years to stabilise our credit rating and to regain financial leeway for further acquisitions.

  5. Abraham Lincoln:

    If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can't fool all of the people all the time.


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