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1. recover

verb. ['rɪˈkʌvɝ'] get or find back; recover the use of.

Synonyms

  • find
  • acquire
  • retrieve
  • get
  • regain

Antonyms

  • lower
  • sell
  • spread
  • demobilize

Etymology

  • cover (English)
  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • re- (English)

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Rhymes with Recover

  • rediscover
  • undercover
  • discover
  • uncover
  • plover
  • glover
  • shover
  • lover
  • hover
  • gover

How do you pronounce recover?

Pronounce recover as rɪˈkəvər.

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Sentences with recover


1. Verb, base form
It can take up to 24 hours for a dog to recover fully from a seizure.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
However, that doesn't mean you have to sit at home while you recover.

Quotes about recover


1. The Nationals tried hard to recover the lost ground. The final result, however, was the success of the Forest Citys by a score of 29 to 23 in a nine innings game, twice interrupted by rain.
- Henry Chadwick

2. If you're feeling blue, lock yourself in a room, stand in front of a mirror, and dance - and laugh at yourself and be sexy. Dance the silliest and ugliest you've ever danced. Make fun of yourself and try to recover your sense of humor.
- Salma Hayek

3. A love like that was a serious illness, an illness from which you never entirely recover.
- Charles Bukowski, The People Look Like Flowers at Last

2. recover

verb. ['rɪˈkʌvɝ'] get over an illness or shock.

Synonyms

  • perk up
  • gain vigor
  • better
  • perk
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • percolate
  • recuperate
  • pick up
  • ameliorate
  • convalesce

Antonyms

  • deteriorate
  • deaden
  • sedate
  • de-energise

Etymology

  • cover (English)
  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • re- (English)

3. recover

verb. ['rɪˈkʌvɝ'] regain a former condition after a financial loss.

Synonyms

  • rebound
  • regress
  • revert
  • turn back
  • retrovert
  • return
  • recuperate
  • go back

Antonyms

  • uglify
  • break
  • deprive
  • get worse

Etymology

  • cover (English)
  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • re- (English)

4. recover

verb. ['rɪˈkʌvɝ'] cover anew.

Antonyms

  • worse

Etymology

  • cover (English)
  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • re- (English)

5. recover

verb. ['rɪˈkʌvɝ'] reuse (materials from waste products).

Synonyms

  • recycle
  • reuse
  • save
  • preserve
  • reclaim

Antonyms

  • inadvisable
  • badness
  • bad
  • minor

Etymology

  • cover (English)
  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • re- (English)

6. recover

verb. ['rɪˈkʌvɝ'] regain or make up for.

Synonyms

  • recoup
  • catch up with
  • get
  • recuperate
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • progress
  • better
  • stay
  • attack

Etymology

  • cover (English)
  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • re- (English)
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