Synonyms for recover

Synonyms for (verb) recover

Synonyms: convalesce, recover, recuperate

Definition: get over an illness or shock

Usage: The patient is recuperating

Similar words: meliorate, better, ameliorate, improve

Definition: get better

Usage: The weather improved toward evening


Synonyms: go back, recover, recuperate

Definition: regain a former condition after a financial loss

Usage: We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90; The company managed to recuperate

Similar words: retrovert, return, revert, regress, turn back

Definition: go back to a previous state

Usage: We reverted to the old rules


Synonyms: recover

Definition: cover anew

Usage: recover a chair

Similar words: cover

Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered

Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers


Synonyms: reclaim, recover

Definition: reuse (materials from waste products)

Similar words: recycle, reprocess, reuse

Definition: use again after processing

Usage: We must recycle the cardboard boxes


Synonyms: find, retrieve, recover, regain

Definition: get or find back; recover the use of

Usage: She regained control of herself; She found her voice and replied quickly

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work


Synonyms: recoup, recover, recuperate

Definition: regain or make up for

Usage: recuperate one's losses

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work