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4 definitions found
 for recuperate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Recuperate \Re*cu"per*ate\ (-?t), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
     Recuperated (-?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Recuperating.] [L.
     recuperatus, p. p. of recuperare. See Recover to get
     again.]
     To recover health; to regain strength; to convalesce.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Recuperate \Re*cu"per*ate\, v. t.
     To recover; to regain; as, to recuperate the health or
     strength.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  recuperate
      v 1: regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses" [syn:
           recover, recoup, recuperate]
      2: regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect
         the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to
         recuperate" [syn: recover, go back, recuperate]
      3: restore to good health or strength
      4: get over an illness or shock; "The patient is recuperating"
         [syn: recuperate, recover, convalesce] [ant:
         degenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "recuperate":
     ameliorate, brace up, come about, come round, convalesce, gain,
     gain strength, get back, get better, get well, heal, improve,
     look up, mend, perk up, pick up, pull through, rally, ransom,
     recapture, reclaim, recoup, recover, recruit, redeem, regain,
     renovate, reoccupy, replevin, replevy, repossess, restore, resume,
     retake, retrieve, revindicate, revive, sleep it off, survive,
     take back, turn the corner
  
  

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