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Definition 1: get or find back; recover the use of - [verb of possession]

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

  • She regained control of herself
  • She found her voice and replied quickly

Synonyms for regain in the sense of this definition

(regain 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 regain ) obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer

(regain has a similar meaning as ...) come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost

"Did you find your glasses?" "I cannot find my gloves!"

Definition 2: come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost - [verb of possession]

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

  • Did you find your glasses?
  • I cannot find my gloves!

Synonyms for regain in the sense of this definition

(regain 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 regain ) find by testing or cautious exploration

"He felt his way around the dark room"

(... is a kind of regain ) discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining

"Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?" "My search turned up nothing"

(... is a kind of regain ) find unexpectedly

"the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb" "she struck a goldmine" "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"

(... is a kind of regain ) get or find by searching

"What did you rout out in the library?"

(regain has a similar meaning as ...) obtain through effort or management

"She found the time and energy to take care of her aging parents" "We found the money to send our sons to college"

(regain has a similar meaning as ...) get or find back; recover the use of

"She regained control of herself" "She found her voice and replied quickly"

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