Recuperative
Recuperative Re*cu"per*a*tive (-?*t?v), Recuperatory Re*cu"per*a*to*ry (-?*t?*r?), a. [L. recuperativus, recuperatorius.] Of or pertaining to recuperation; tending to recovery. [1913 Webster]

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  • recuperative — index medicinal, remedial, salubrious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • recuperative — re·cu·per·a·tive k(y)ü pə .rāt iv adj 1) of or relating to recuperation <recuperative powers> 2) aiding in recuperation: RESTORATIVE <strongly recuperative remedies> …   Medical dictionary

  • recuperative — re|cu|pe|ra|tive [rıˈkju:pərətıv, ˈku: US pəreıtıv] adj [only before noun] recuperative powers, abilities etc help someone or something get better again, especially after an illness ▪ a recuperative vacation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • recuperative — [[t]rɪku͟ːpərətɪv[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Something that is recuperative helps you to recover your health and strength after an illness or injury. Human beings have great recuperative powers …   English dictionary

  • recuperative — adjective promoting recuperation recuperative powers strongly recuperative remedies restorative effects of exercise • Syn: ↑restorative • Similar to: ↑healthful • Derivati …   Useful english dictionary

  • recuperative — adjective Date: 1650 1. of or relating to recuperation < recuperative powers > 2. aiding in recuperation ; restorative …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • recuperative — recuperativeness, n. /ri kooh peuhr euh tiv, peuh ray tiv, kyooh /, adj. 1. that recuperates. 2. having the power of recuperating. 3. pertaining to recuperation: recuperative powers. Also, recuperatory /ri kooh peuhr euh tawr ee, tohr ee, kyooh / …   Universalium

  • recuperative — adjective In the way of recuperation. Obtaining recuperative rest is aided by quiet, not by having ambulance sirens go by every five minutes …   Wiktionary

  • recuperative — adjective helping you to get better again after an illness: a recuperative vacation …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • recuperative — re•cu•per•a•tive [[t]rɪˈku pər ə tɪv, pəˌreɪ tɪv, ˈkyu [/t]] also re•cu•per•a•to•ry [[t] ˌtɔr i, ˌtoʊr i[/t]] adj. 1) recuperating 2) having the power of recuperating 3) pertaining to recuperation: recuperative powers[/ex] • Etymology: 1640–50;… …   From formal English to slang

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