Associations to the word «Recover»


RECOVER, verb. (transitive) To get back, regain (a physical thing lost etc.).
RECOVER, verb. (transitive) To return to, resume (a given state of mind or body).
RECOVER, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To reach (a place), arrive at.
RECOVER, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To restore to good health, consciousness, life etc.
RECOVER, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To make good by reparation; to make up for; to retrieve; to repair the loss or injury of.
RECOVER, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To get better from; to get over.
RECOVER, verb. (intransitive) To get better, regain one's health.
RECOVER, verb. (intransitive) To regain one's composure, balance etc.
RECOVER, verb. (intransitive) (legal) To obtain a judgement; to succeed in a lawsuit.
RECOVER, verb. (transitive) (legal) To gain as compensation or reparation.
RECOVER, verb. (transitive) (legal) To gain by legal process.
RECOVER, noun. (obsolete) Recovery. [14th-17thc.]
RECOVER, noun. (military) A position of holding a firearm during exercises, whereby the lock is at shoulder height and the sling facing out.
RECOVER, verb. To cover again.
RECOVER, verb. (roofing) To add a new roof membrane or steep-slope covering over an existing one.

Dictionary definition

RECOVER, verb. Get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly".
RECOVER, verb. Get over an illness or shock; "The patient is recuperating".
RECOVER, verb. Regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate".
RECOVER, verb. Regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses".
RECOVER, verb. Reuse (materials from waste products).
RECOVER, verb. Cover anew; "recover a chair".

Wise words

Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.
Alfred Adler