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Meaning of RECUPERATE

Pronunciation:  ree'koopu`reyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  get over an illness or shock; "The patient is recuperating"
  2. [v]  restore to good health or strength
  3. [v]  regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate"
  4. [v]  regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses"
 

RECUPERATE is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: convalesce, go back, recoup, recover, recover, recover
 
 Antonyms: degenerate, deteriorate, drop
 
 See Also: acquire, ameliorate, better, catch up with, cure, gain vigor, get, heal, improve, make up, meliorate, percolate, perk, perk up, pick up, rally, rebound, regress, retrovert, return, revert, turn back

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*cu"per*ate\ (-?t), v. i. [imp. &. p. p.
    {Recuperated} (-?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Recuperating}.] [L.
    recuperatus, p. p. of recuperare. See {Recover} to get
    again.]
    To recover health; to regain strength; to convalesce.
    
    
  2. \Re*cu"per*ate\, v. t.
    To recover; to regain; as, to recuperate the health or
    strength.
    
    
 

 

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