Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb recover

6 senses of recover

Sense 1
recover, retrieve, find, regain -- (get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly")
       => get, acquire -- (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")

Sense 2
recuperate, recover, convalesce -- (get over an illness or shock; "The patient is recuperating")
       => better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate -- (get better; "The weather improved toward evening")

Sense 3
recover, go back, recuperate -- (regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate")
       => revert, return, retrovert, regress, turn back -- (go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules")

Sense 4
recover, recoup, recuperate -- (regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses")
       => get, acquire -- (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")

Sense 5
reclaim, recover -- (reuse (materials from waste products))
       => recycle, reprocess, reuse -- (use again after processing; "We must recycle the cardboard boxes")

Sense 6
recover -- (cover anew; "recover a chair")
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Antonyms of adj recovering

1 sense of recovering

Sense 1
convalescent, recovering -- (returning to health after illness or debility; "convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed")

INDIRECT (VIA ill) -> well -- (in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well")

Similarity of adj recovering

1 sense of recovering

Sense 1
convalescent, recovering -- (returning to health after illness or debility; "convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed")
       => ill (vs. well), sick -- (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering")

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