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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
    [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
  • 3 around £385,000-worth of the stolen material had now been recovered
    [Antonyms] lose
  • 4 gold coins and bars recovered from the wreck of a seventeenth-century galleon
  • Phrases

    recover oneself
    she recovered herself, grateful that he had not noticed how nervous she had been
    pull oneself together, regain one's composure/self-control, regain control of oneself, take a hold of oneself, steady oneself
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