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 (rĭ-ko͞o′pə-rāt′, -kyo͞o′-)
v. re·cu·per·at·ed, re·cu·per·at·ing, re·cu·per·ates
1. To return to health or strength; recover.
2. To recover from financial loss.
To recover (a financial loss).

[Latin recuperāre, recuperāt- : re-, re- + capere, to take; see kap- in Indo-European roots.]

re·cu′per·a′tion n.
re·cu′per·a′tive (-pə-rā′tĭv, -pər-ə-tĭv), re·cu′per·a·to′ry (-pər-ə-tôr′ē) adj.


(rɪˈku pər ə tɪv, -pəˌreɪ tɪv, -ˈkyu-)

also re•cu•per•a•to•ry

(-ˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

1. recuperating.
2. having the power of recuperating.
3. pertaining to recuperation: recuperative powers.
[1640–50; < Latin reciperātīvus involving recovery]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.recuperative - promoting recuperation; "recuperative powers"; "strongly recuperative remedies"; "restorative effects of exercise"
healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"


[rɪˈkuːpərətɪv] ADJ [powers, medicine] → recuperativo


[rɪˈkuːpərətɪv] adj
recuperative powers → pouvoir m de récupération


adjerholsam; recuperative powersSelbstheilungskräfte pl


[rɪˈkuːprətɪv] adj (powers) → di ricupero
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It is wonderful, however, what intellectual recuperative power lunatics have, for within a few minutes he stood up quite calmly and looked around him.
No, they have some recuperative power left," said the second voice.
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