To get or obtain again; to get renewed possession of; to win back; to regain.
To make good by reparation; to make up for; to retrieve; to repair the loss or injury of; as, to recover lost time.
To restore from sickness, faintness, or the like; to bring back to life or health; to cure; to heal.
To overcome; to get the better of, -- as a state of mind or body.
To rescue; to deliver.
To gain by motion or effort; to obtain; to reach; to come to.
To gain as a compensation; to obtain in return for injury or debt; as, to recover damages in trespass; to recover debt and costs in a suit at law; to obtain title to by judgement in a court of law; as, to recover lands in ejectment or common recovery; to gain by legal process; as, to recover judgement against a defendant.
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 poverty; to recover from fright.
To make one's way; to come; to arrive.
To obtain a judgement; to succeed in a lawsuit; as, the plaintiff has recovered in his suit.
There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before. Henry David Thoreau
It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure. Joseph Campbell
I think it would be interesting if old people got anti-Alzheimer's disease where they slowly began to recover other people's lost memories. George Carlin
The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character. Albert Schweitzer
How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive of all they do, and of all they are willing to endure. William James
recover in Danish is komme sig
recover in Dutch is beter worden, genezen, helen
recover in French is captons, capter, recouvrent, recouvrer, recouvrons
recover in German is entdecken, wiederherstellen, erhole
recover in Latin is recupero, revoco, executio
recover in Portuguese is recupere
recover in Spanish is reconstituir, recuperar, recobrar, sanar
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