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- (transitive & intransitive) If you recover, you get better after getting sick, or being hurt, surprised, etc.
- She is just about fully recovered from a broken leg.
- Johnson must show he has recovered from knee injury that kept him out of seven games last season.
- Lansky looked surprised, but quickly recovered.
- Her doctors say she may never completely recover.
- After some rest, you should recover your strength a little.
- (transitive & intransitive) If something recovers, it returns to normal after a change, especially a bad change.
- We don't expect the economy to begin recovering until the second half of next year.
- (transitive) If you recover something that you didn't have for a time, you get it back.
- Five hours now after the accident, bodies were still being recovered from the train.
- (transitive) If you recover money, such as an investment, damages, etc., you get back the amount you put out or lost.
- He brought suit to recover damages suffered in an automobile accident.
- You have to question the ability of the bank to recover their investment.
- To cover something again.