• Recover Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Recovery.
  2. (v. t.) To gain as a compensation; to obtain in return for injury or debt; as, to recover damages in trespass; to recover debt and costs in a suit at law; to obtain title to by judgement in a court of law; as, to recover lands in ejectment or common recovery; to gain by legal process; as, to recover judgement against a defendant.
  3. (v. i.) To regain health after sickness; to grow well; to be restored or cured; hence, to regain a former state or condition after misfortune, alarm, etc.; -- often followed by of or from; as, to recover from a state of poverty; to recover from fright.
  4. (v. t.) To overcome; to get the better of, -- as a state of mind or body.
  5. (v. t.) To get or obtain again; to get renewed possession of; to win back; to regain.
  6. (v. t.) To make good by reparation; to make up for; to retrieve; to repair the loss or injury of; as, to recover lost time.
  7. (v. t.) To cover again.
  8. (v. i.) To make ones way; to come; to arrive.
  9. (v. i.) To obtain a judgement; to succeed in a lawsuit; as, the plaintiff has recovered in his suit.
  10. (v. t.) To rescue; to deliver.
  11. (v. t.) To gain by motion or effort; to obtain; to reach; to come to.
  12. (v. t.) To restore from sickness, faintness, or the like; to bring back to life or health; to cure; to heal.

Convalesce, Find, Reclaim, Recoup, Recuperate, Regain, Retrieve,

• Recovery Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Act of regaining the natural position after curtseying.
  2. (n.) Act of regaining the position of guard after making an attack.
  3. (n.) The getting, or gaining, of something not previously had.
  4. (n.) Restoration from sickness, weakness, faintness, or the like; restoration from a condition of mistortune, of fright, etc.
  5. (n.) The act of recovering, regaining, or retaking possession.
  6. (n.) The obtaining in a suit at law of a right to something by a verdict and judgment of court.
  7. (n.) In rowing, the act of regaining the proper position for making a new stroke.

Convalescence, Recuperation, Retrieval,

• Recoveror Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The demandant in a common recovery after judgment.