[ US /ɹɪˈkəvɝ/ ]
  1. get over an illness or shock
    The patient is recuperating
  2. get or find back; recover the use of
    She regained control of herself
    She found her voice and replied quickly
  3. regain a former condition after a financial loss
    We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90
    The company managed to recuperate
  4. cover anew
    recover a chair
  5. regain or make up for
    recuperate one's losses
  6. reuse (materials from waste products)
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How To Use recover In A Sentence

  • The method enhances data recoverability in keyed database records.
  • It was then allowed to recover on the stringer in deeper water before being returned alive to grow on to even larger proportions.
  • Martin did well to recover from the onslaught to go a break up in the third set.
  • What we need now is a recovery that is sustainable. The Sun
  • It should also be noted that there are no contact-period materials from the Johnson site and that the only historic materials recovered date to the nineteenth century and did not occur in the provenances associated with the figurines.
  • Police recovered what was later identified as a charred right human foot in the backyard and documented a fire pit with drag marks leading to it. Edmonton Sun
  • Jade, which was recovered from the river when its reflection was seen in the moonlight, was an important commodity.
  • They argue that this is the only way in which the Tories can recover lost support.
  • But he has managed just one minute this season since recovering from a persistent abdominal injury. The Sun
  • Better technology should help both to recover more gas from existing reserves and also to make new areas accessible.
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