Synonyms for recover
- get back
- bring back
- catch up
- make good
- obtain again
- take back
- win back
Antonyms for recover
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RECOVER
It has been our good luck to recover a portion of that history.
At first, when he began to recover, he tried to talk to her about it.
We who were near to Helen have been slow to recover from the shock and the bitterness of her death.
She could not recover her ease of mind until she had the certainty that she was still beloved.
In the meantime, the man who had for so far lain insensible, began to recover slowly.
A crusade is a war to recover the Holy Land from the paynim.
It was to recover the lost cable of these expeditions that the Elba was got ready for sea.
They could recover their poise; he with the health of a simple mind, and they as children will.
Then, of the two the first to recover countenance, he doffed his cap and bowed.
This speech made all the table laugh, and that gave me time to recover myself.
c.1300, "to regain consciousness," from Anglo-French rekeverer (13c.), Old French recovrer "come back, return; regain health; procure, get again" (11c.), from Medieval Latin recuperare "to recover" (source of Spanish recobrar, Italian ricoverare; see recuperation). Meaning "to regain health or strength" is from early 14c.; sense of "to get (anything) back" is first attested mid-14c. Related: Recovered; recovering.