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Synonyms of recovering

Verb


1. recover, retrieve, find, regain, get, acquire

usage: get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"

2. recuperate, recover, convalesce, better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate

usage: get over an illness or shock; "The patient is recuperating"

3. recover, go back, recuperate, revert, return, retrovert, regress, turn back

usage: regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate"

4. recover, recoup, recuperate, get, acquire

usage: regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses"

5. reclaim, recover, recycle, reprocess, reuse

usage: reuse (materials from waste products)

6. recover, cover

usage: cover anew; "recover a chair"

Adjective


1. convalescent, recovering, ill (vs. well), sick

usage: returning to health after illness or debility; "convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed"

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