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recover

Synonyms of recover in English:

verb

  • 1 he's recovering from a heart attack
    recuperate, get better, convalesce, regain one's strength, get stronger, get back on one's feet;
    be on the mend, be on the road to recovery, pick up, rally, respond to treatment, improve, heal, pull through, bounce back
    [Antonyms] deteriorate
  • 2 later, shares recovered
    rally, improve, pick up, make a recovery, rebound, bounce back
  • 3 the stolen material has been recovered
    retrieve, regain (possession of), get back, recoup, reclaim, repossess, redeem, recuperate, find (again), track down
    [Antonyms] lose
  • 4 gold coins recovered from a wreck
    salvage, save, rescue, retrieve
  • Phrases

    recover oneself
    as nervous as she was, she convincingly recovered herself
    pull oneself together, regain one's composure, regain one's self-control
    informal get a grip (on oneself)
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