to recover

  • 1 recover — re‧cov‧er [rɪˈkʌvə ǁ ər] verb 1. [intransitive] to increase or improve after falling in value or getting worse: • Its shares plunged at the start of trading, but recovered to close only slightly down. 2. [transitive] FINANCE to get back money… …

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  • 2 Recover — Re*cov er (r?*k?v ?r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Recovered} ( ?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Recovering}. ] [OE. recoveren, OF. recovrer, F. recouvrer, from L. recuperare; pref. re re + a word of unknown origin. Cf.{Recuperate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To get or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Recover arms — Recover Re*cov er (r?*k?v ?r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Recovered} ( ?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Recovering}. ] [OE. recoveren, OF. recovrer, F. recouvrer, from L. recuperare; pref. re re + a word of unknown origin. Cf.{Recuperate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 recover — re·cov·er /ri kə vər/ vt 1: to get back or get back an equivalent for recover costs through higher prices 2 a: to obtain or get back (as damages, satisfaction for a debt, or property) through a judgment or decree recover damages in a tort action… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 recover — 1 Recover, regain, retrieve, recoup, recruit can mean to get back something that has been let go or lost. Recover, the most comprehensive of these terms, may imply a finding or obtaining something material or immaterial that has been lost… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 recover — [ri kuv′ər] vt. [ME recoveren < OFr recovrer < L recuperare: see RECUPERATE] 1. a) to get back (something lost or stolen) b) to regain (health, consciousness, etc.) 2. to compensate for; make up for [to recover losses] 3 …

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  • 7 Recover — Re*cov er (r?*k?v ?r), v. i. 1. To regain health after sickness; to grow well; to be restored or cured; hence, to regain a former state or condition after misfortune, alarm, etc.; often followed by of or from; as, to recover from a state of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 recover — c.1300, to regain consciousness, from Anglo Fr. rekeverer (late 13c.), O.Fr. recovrer, from L. recuperare to recover (see RECUPERATION (Cf. recuperation)). Meaning to regain health or strength is from early 14c.; sense of to get (anything) back… …

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  • 9 recover — [v1] find again balance, bring back, catch up, compensate, get back, make good, obtain again, offset, reacquire, recapture, reclaim, recoup, recruit, redeem, rediscover, regain, reoccupy, repair, replevin, replevy, repossess, rescue, restore,… …

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  • 10 recover the wind of — (Shakespeare) 1. To get to windward of (so as to drive a hare into a toil, or take the wind out of someone s sails) 2. To gain an advantage over • • • Main Entry: ↑recover …

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  • 11 Recover — Re*cov er, n. Recovery. Sir T. Malory. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Recover — Re*cov er (r?*k?v ?r), v. t. [Pref. re + cover: cf. F. recouvrir.] To cover again. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 recover knowledge — index recognize (perceive) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 recover knowledge of — index recall (remember), remember Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 15 recover property — index evict Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16 recover — recover,   Synonym für restore …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 recover from a trauma — recover from shock, get over a shock …

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  • 18 recover — ► VERB 1) return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength. 2) find or regain possession of. 3) regain or secure (compensation). 4) remove or extract (an energy source, chemical, etc.) for use, reuse, or waste treatment. DERIVATIVES… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 19 Recover (song) — Single infobox Name = Recover Artist = The Automatic from Album = Not Accepted Anywhere B side = Song 6 Time=Money Jack Daniels Released = flagicon|UKNovember 7, 2005 September 18, 2006(Re release) Length = flagicon|UK2:57 Format = 7 , CD, CD… …

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  • 20 recover — [[t]rɪkʌ̱və(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ recovers, recovering, recovered 1) VERB When you recover from an illness or an injury, you become well again. [V from n/ ing] He is recovering from a knee injury... A policeman was recovering in hospital last night after… …

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