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re·cov·er

 (rĭ-kŭv′ər)
v. re·cov·ered, re·cov·er·ing, re·cov·ers
v.tr.
1.
a. To get back (something lost or taken away), especially by making an effort: recovered his keys near the water cooler; recovered the ball in the end zone.
b. To search for, find, and bring back: divers recovered the body; researchers recovering fossils.
c. To get back control or possession of (land) by military conquest or legal action.
2.
a. To have (the use, possession, or control of something) restored: recovered the use of his fingers.
b. To regain the use of (a faculty) or be restored to (a normal or usual condition): recovered his wits after hearing the news; recovered his health after treatment.
c. To cause to be restored to a normal or usual condition: After two weeks on the medicine, he was fully recovered.
3. To discover or be able to follow (a trail or scent) after losing it.
4.
a. To procure (usable substances, such as metal) from unusable substances, such as ore or waste.
b. To bring (land) into or return to a suitable condition for use; reclaim.
5. To bring under observation again: "watching the comet since it was first recovered—first spotted since its 1910 visit" (Christian Science Monitor).
v.intr.
1. To regain a normal or usual condition, as of health: a patient who recovered from the flu; businesses that recovered quickly from the recession.
2. To receive a favorable judgment in a lawsuit.

[Middle English recoveren, from Old French recoverer, from Latin recuperāre; see recuperate.]

re·cov′er·a·ble adj.
re·cov′er·er n.

recovered

(rɪˈkʌvəd)
adj
(of a person) cured, healed, or having regained health after an illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.recovered - freed from illness or injury; "the patient appears cured"; "the incision is healed"; "appears to be entirely recovered"; "when the recovered patient tries to remember what occurred during his delirium"- Normon Cameron
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"
2.recovered - found after being lost
found - come upon unexpectedly or after searching; "found art"; "the lost-and-found department"
References in classic literature ?
After a few minutes he seemed to have quite recovered his SANG FROID, and was able to use his brains to the end which he had in view.
The mother left with her son, and a month later the boy recovered, and the fame of the holy healing power of the starets Sergius (as they now called him) spread throughout the whole district.
It was idle for me to think of moving from the place until I should have recovered from the severe lameness that afflicted me; indeed my malady began seriously to alarm me; for, despite the herbal remedies of the natives, it continued to grow worse and worse.
By slow degrees he recovered and ate a little soup, which restored him wonderfully.
He recovered himself at the very moment when the voice of Countess Lidia Ivanovna was saying "he's asleep.
This was the amount of the whole story,of his communication and of Harriet's as soon as she had recovered her senses and speech.
Gryphus recovered from his swoon, opened his eyes, and as his brutality was returning with his senses, he growled "That's it, a fellow is in a hurry to bring to a prisoner his supper, and falls and breaks his arm, and is left lying on the ground.
He had no sooner recovered his legs than forth from the bed, upon his legs likewise, appeared--with shame and sorrow are we obliged to proceed--our heroe himself, who, with a menacing voice, demanded of the gentleman who he was, and what he meant by daring to burst open his chamber in that outrageous manner.
It is the case of a shock from which the sufferer recovered, by a process that he cannot trace himself--as I once heard him publicly relate in a striking manner.
I never befo' seen such a cyclone as dat," he exclaimed as soon as he had recovered his breath.
The ape's mate, recovered from its first shock of terror, had returned to the scene of the encounter by way of the interior of the building.
My landlady has become more accommodating; Theresa has recovered her senses; even Phaldoni springs to do my bidding.