◄ Recover ►

1. (v. t.) To get renewed possession of; to win back; to regain\.

2. (v. t.) To cover again.

3. (v. t.) To make good by reparation; to make up for; to retrieve; to repair the loss or injury of; as, to recover lost time.

4. (v. t.) To restore from sickness, faintness, or the like; to bring back to life or health; to cure; to heal.

5. (v. t.) To overcome; to get the better of, -- as a state of mind or body.

6. (v. t.) To rescue; to deliver.

7. (v. t.) To gain by motion or effort; to obtain; to reach; to come to.

8. (v. t.) To gain as a compensation; to obtain in return for injury or debt; as, to recover damages in trespass; to recover debt and costs in a suit at law; to obtain title to by judgment in a court of law; as, to recover lands common recovery; to gain by legal process; as, to recover judgment against a defendant.

9. (v. i.) To regain health after sickness; to grow well; to be restored or cured; hence, to regain a former state or condition after misfortune, alarm, etc.; -- often followed by of or from; as, to recover from a state of poverty; to recover from fright.

10. (v. i.) To make one's way; to come; to arrive.

11. (v. i.) To obtain a judgment; to succeed in a lawsuit; as, the plaintiff has recovered in his suit.

12. (n.) Recovery.

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