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re·curve

 (rē-kûrv′)
tr. & intr.v. re·curved, re·curv·ing, re·curves
To curve (something) backward or downward or become curved backward or downward.

[Latin recurvāre : re-, re- + curvāre, to curve (from curvus, curve; see curve).]

re′cur·va′tion (rē′kûr-vā′shən) n.

recurve

(rɪˈkɜːv)
vb
to curve or bend (something) back or down or (of something) to be so curved or bent
[C16: from Latin recurvāre from re- + curvāre to curve]

re•curve

(rɪˈkɜrv)

v.t., v.i. -curved, -curv•ing.
to curve or bend backward or upward.
[1590–1600; < Latin recurvāre=re- re- + curvāre to bend, derivative of curvus; see curve]

recurve


Past participle: recurved
Gerund: recurving

Imperative
recurve
recurve
Present
I recurve
you recurve
he/she/it recurves
we recurve
you recurve
they recurve
Preterite
I recurved
you recurved
he/she/it recurved
we recurved
you recurved
they recurved
Present Continuous
I am recurving
you are recurving
he/she/it is recurving
we are recurving
you are recurving
they are recurving
Present Perfect
I have recurved
you have recurved
he/she/it has recurved
we have recurved
you have recurved
they have recurved
Past Continuous
I was recurving
you were recurving
he/she/it was recurving
we were recurving
you were recurving
they were recurving
Past Perfect
I had recurved
you had recurved
he/she/it had recurved
we had recurved
you had recurved
they had recurved
Future
I will recurve
you will recurve
he/she/it will recurve
we will recurve
you will recurve
they will recurve
Future Perfect
I will have recurved
you will have recurved
he/she/it will have recurved
we will have recurved
you will have recurved
they will have recurved
Future Continuous
I will be recurving
you will be recurving
he/she/it will be recurving
we will be recurving
you will be recurving
they will be recurving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been recurving
you have been recurving
he/she/it has been recurving
we have been recurving
you have been recurving
they have been recurving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been recurving
you will have been recurving
he/she/it will have been recurving
we will have been recurving
you will have been recurving
they will have been recurving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been recurving
you had been recurving
he/she/it had been recurving
we had been recurving
you had been recurving
they had been recurving
Conditional
I would recurve
you would recurve
he/she/it would recurve
we would recurve
you would recurve
they would recurve
Past Conditional
I would have recurved
you would have recurved
he/she/it would have recurved
we would have recurved
you would have recurved
they would have recurved
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.recurve - curve or bend (something) back or down
crook, curve - bend or cause to bend; "He crooked his index finger"; "the road curved sharply"
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