Definición de recover en inglés:


Saltos de línea: re|cover
Pronunciación: /rɪˈkʌvə


  • 1 [no object] Return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength: Neil is still recovering from shock the economy has begun to recover
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    • The walks will be suitable for everyone, and especially for those who take little exercise or are recovering from health problems.
    • After his health recovered he returned to Oxford and in 1849 was awarded a double first in mathematics and classics.
    • As for Sally, she recovered and soon returned to her old self, never again mentioning what had happened.
    recuperate, get better, get well, convalesce, regain one's strength, regain one's health, get stronger, get back on one's feet, feel oneself again, get back to normal, return to health; be on the mend, be on the road to recovery, pick up, rally, respond to treatment, make progress, improve, heal, take a turn for the better, turn the corner, get out of the woods, get over something, shake something off, pull through, bounce back, revive; British pull round
    informal perk up
  • 1.1 (be recovered) (Of a person) be well again: you’ll be fully recovered before you know it
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    • I’m glad to know you are fully recovered and look forward to our paths crossing soon.
    • Why are patients discharged from hospitals before they are fully recovered?
    • He said he expected to be back in training in two weeks and be fully recovered in six weeks.
  • 3Remove or extract (an energy source or industrial chemical) for use, reuse, or waste treatment: only 13 per cent of CFC refrigerant was being recovered from domestic fridges
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    • When alkyl hydrogen sulfates are added to water, sulfuric acid is recovered and the product obtained from the alkene is an alcohol.
    • Secondary alcohols can be readily recovered from ketones by breaking the double bond between the oxygen and carbon and adding hydrogen.
    • What about treatment of minerals recovered from the land?


(the recover) Volver al principio  
  • A defined position of a firearm forming part of a military drill: bring the firelock to the recover
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    • Today some of the motions of the salute have been omitted; the ‘Recover’ is, however, still symbolic of kissing a Cross.
    • Come to the recover, throwing up your firelock, with a smart spring of the left hand, directly before the left breast, and turning the barrel inwards; at that moment catch it with the right hand below the lock, and instantly bringing up the left hand, with a rapid motion, seize the piece close above the lock, the little finger touching the feather-spring; the left hand to be at an equal height with the eyes, the butt of the firelock close to the left breast, but not pressed, and the barrel perpendicular.



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  • She is one of eleven women who joined an eight-week program at the Royal Brisbane Hospital aimed at improving the fitness and well-being of breast cancer recoverers.
  • From the grant money, a new group will be set up in Runnymede and Elmbridge to support stroke recoverers with communication difficulties.
  • I thought I knew a lot about the subject after being one of the 57-59% of recoverers of the disorders.


Middle English (originally with reference to health): from Anglo-Norman French recoverer, from Latin recuperare 'get again'.

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