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Definition 1: get over an illness or shock - [verb of body]

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

  • The patient is recuperating

Synonyms for recuperate in the sense of this definition

(recuperate is a kind of ...) get better

"The weather improved toward evening"

(... is a kind of recuperate ) gain or regain energy

"I picked up after a nap"

(... is a kind of recuperate ) recover quickly

"After the surgery, the patient snapped back in a few days"

(recuperate has a similar meaning as ...) restore to good health or strength

Definition 2: restore to good health or strength - [verb of body]

(recuperate is a kind of ...) provide a cure for, make healthy again

"The treatment cured the boy's acne" "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"

(recuperate has a similar meaning as ...) get over an illness or shock

"The patient is recuperating"

Definition 3: regain a former condition after a financial loss - [verb of change]

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

  • We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90
  • The company managed to recuperate

Synonyms for recuperate in the sense of this definition

(recuperate is a kind of ...) go back to a previous state

"We reverted to the old rules"

(... is a kind of recuperate ) return to a former condition

"The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends" "The stock market rallied"

Definition 4: regain or make up for - [verb of possession]

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

  • recuperate one's losses

Synonyms for recuperate in the sense of this definition

(recuperate is a kind of ...) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

"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"

(... is a kind of recuperate ) make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point

"I have to make up a French exam" "Can I catch up with the material or is it too late?"

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