recuperate
verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Latin recuperatus, past participle of recuperare — more at recover Date: 1542 transitive verb 1. to get back ; regain 2. to bring back into use or currency ; revive <
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intransitive verb to regain a former state or condition; especially to recover health or strength • recuperation noun

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  • recuperate — re‧cu‧pe‧rate [rɪˈkjuːpəreɪt, ˈkuː ] verb FINANCE 1. [intransitive] to increase or improve after falling in value or getting worse: • International bond markets continued to recuperate after Monday s severe losses. 2. [transitive] to get back… …   Financial and business terms

  • Recuperate — Re*cu per*ate, v. t. To recover; to regain; as, to recuperate the health or strength. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Recuperate — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recuperate — I index recover II index cure, progress Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • recuperate — (v.) 1540s, from L. recuperatus, pp. of recuperare (see RECUPERATION (Cf. recuperation)). Meaning to recover from sickness or loss is from 1864. Related: Recuperated; recuperating …   Etymology dictionary

  • recuperate — *improve, recover, convalesce, gain Analogous words: invigorate, *strengthen, fortify, energize …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • recuperate — [v] improve in health ameliorate, be on the mend*, be out of the woods*, bounce back*, convalesce, gain, get back on one’s feet*, get better, get well, heal, look up, make a comeback*, mend, perk up*, pick up, pull out of it*, pull through, rally …   New thesaurus

  • recuperate — ► VERB 1) recover from illness or exertion. 2) regain (something lost). DERIVATIVES recuperation noun recuperative adjective. ORIGIN Latin recuperare regain …   English terms dictionary

  • recuperate — [ri ko͞o′pə rāt΄, rikyo͞o′pə rāt] vt. recuperated, recuperating [< L recuperatus, pp. of recuperare, to recover: akin to recipere, to bring back, recover: see RECEIVE] to get back, or recover (losses, health, etc.) vi. 1. to be restored to… …   English World dictionary

  • recuperate — v. (D; intr.) to recuperate from (to recuperate from the flu) * * * [rɪ k(j)uːpəreɪt] (D; intr.) to recuperate from (to recuperate from the flu) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Recuperate — To recover health and strength. From the Latin recuperare meaning to regain, get back, recover. To recuperate is to convalesce. * * * To undergo recuperation. [L. recupero (or recip ), pp. atus, to take again, recover] * * * re·cu·per·ate ri… …   Medical dictionary

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