Recover

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Definition

to recover (from an illness): to recuperate, to get better, to return to health (from an illness)
verb
Has she recovered from the accident yet? -No, unfortunately, she is still at the hospital.

you'll recover quickly: you'll be healthy again soon
idiom

to recover (an old toy, a debt): to get back (an old toy); to receive (money you lent to somebody)
verb

Examples

  • "Terrance is recovering from a minor surgical procedure, but he is still in good enough shape to beat me at nine holes of golf, that son of a gun."
  • "Bruno : You'll recover quickly I'm sure."
  • "I sincerely hope that you have fully recovered from your recent colon surgery."
  • "So this part at the end - that climbs - it must mean that our share price will recover!"
  • "I don't know how he did it, I don't know where he found him or how he captured him, but Horatio has recovered our monkey."
  • "You'll have to contact the impound lot to recover your vehicle."
  • "Although we haven't recovered their bodies, we now bury the things that Bruno Delavigne and Horatio Oléré loved best: Bruno's dog Stink, and Horatio's monkey Giuseppe."
  • "Bethany : I may commence legal proceedings to recover the debt, without further notice to you."
  • "If the matter is not resolved within four business days, I may commence legal proceedings to recover the debt, without further notice to you, and this letter may be tendered in court as evidence of your failure to attempt settlement."
  • "Jean and I have managed to recover all of our data and transfer it to our new servers, so theoretically you should have received all e-mails which were sent to you while our server was offline."

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