Synonyms of recover in English:



  • 1 he's still recovering from a heart attack
    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
    he's still recovering from a heart attack
    [Antonyms] deteriorate worsen go downhill
  • 2 the FTSE 100 share index recovered to end the day down 30.5 points
    rally, improve, pick up, make a recovery, rebound, bounce back, come back, make a comeback


recover oneself

she recovered herself, grateful that he had not noticed how nervous she had been pull oneself togetherregain one's composure/self-controlregain control of oneselftake a hold of oneselfsteady oneself informalget a grip (on oneself)get one's act togethersnap out of it

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