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Definitions and Synonyms of recovery | Another word for recovery | What is recovery?

Definition 1: the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for recovery in the sense of this definition

(recovery is a kind of ...) something that people do or cause to happen

(... is a kind of recovery ) the action of regaining possession (especially the seizure of collateral securing a loan that is in default)

(... is a kind of recovery ) the recovery of useful substances from waste products

(... is a kind of recovery ) recovery or preservation from loss or danger

"work is the deliverance of mankind" "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"

(... is a kind of recovery ) the act of freeing from captivity or punishment

(... is a kind of recovery ) the act of taking something back

Definition 2: return to an original state - [noun denoting event]

Samples where recovery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid

(recovery is a kind of ...) a change for the better; progress in development

Definition 3: gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for recovery in the sense of this definition

(recovery is a kind of ...) the natural process by which the body repairs itself

(... is a kind of recovery ) recuperation in which the symptoms of an acute disease gradually subside

(... is a kind of recovery ) a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness

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