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re·gain

 (rē-gān′)
tr.v. re·gained, re·gain·ing, re·gains
1.
a. To recover possession of (something lost or taken away); get back: regained lost territory; regained their market share; regained the lead in the game.
b. To occupy again: regained his seat at the table
2.
a. To have (the use or control of something) restored; get back: regained the ownership of the team.
b. To have the use of (a faculty, ability, or desirable condition) restored; be restored to (a normal or desirable condition): regained his balance; regained her confidence; regained their privacy.
3. To add back (body weight that has been lost).
4.
a. To discover or be able to follow (a trail or scent) after losing it.
b. To manage to reach again: regained the summit.

re·gain′er n.

regain

vb (tr)
1. to take or get back; recover
2. to reach again
n
the process of getting something back, esp lost weight: this regain was inevitable.
reˈgainable adj
reˈgainer n

re•gain

(riˈgeɪn)

v.t.
1. to get again; recover.
2. to succeed in reaching again: to regain the shore.
[1540–50]
re•gain′a•ble, adj.

regain


Past participle: regained
Gerund: regaining

Imperative
regain
regain
Present
I regain
you regain
he/she/it regains
we regain
you regain
they regain
Preterite
I regained
you regained
he/she/it regained
we regained
you regained
they regained
Present Continuous
I am regaining
you are regaining
he/she/it is regaining
we are regaining
you are regaining
they are regaining
Present Perfect
I have regained
you have regained
he/she/it has regained
we have regained
you have regained
they have regained
Past Continuous
I was regaining
you were regaining
he/she/it was regaining
we were regaining
you were regaining
they were regaining
Past Perfect
I had regained
you had regained
he/she/it had regained
we had regained
you had regained
they had regained
Future
I will regain
you will regain
he/she/it will regain
we will regain
you will regain
they will regain
Future Perfect
I will have regained
you will have regained
he/she/it will have regained
we will have regained
you will have regained
they will have regained
Future Continuous
I will be regaining
you will be regaining
he/she/it will be regaining
we will be regaining
you will be regaining
they will be regaining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been regaining
you have been regaining
he/she/it has been regaining
we have been regaining
you have been regaining
they have been regaining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been regaining
you will have been regaining
he/she/it will have been regaining
we will have been regaining
you will have been regaining
they will have been regaining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been regaining
you had been regaining
he/she/it had been regaining
we had been regaining
you had been regaining
they had been regaining
Conditional
I would regain
you would regain
he/she/it would regain
we would regain
you would regain
they would regain
Past Conditional
I would have regained
you would have regained
he/she/it would have regained
we would have regained
you would have regained
they would have regained
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.regain - get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"
acquire, get - 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"
access - obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer
regain, find - come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!"
2.regain - come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!"
acquire, get - 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"
find - obtain through effort or management; "She found the time and energy to take care of her aging parents"; "We found the money to send our sons to college"
recover, regain, retrieve, find - get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"
feel - find by testing or cautious exploration; "He felt his way around the dark room"
locate, turn up - discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining; "Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?"; "My search turned up nothing"
chance on, chance upon, come across, come upon, fall upon, happen upon, light upon, attain, discover, strike - find unexpectedly; "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"
rout out, rout up - get or find by searching; "What did you rout out in the library?"

regain

verb
1. recover, get back, retrieve, redeem, recapture, win back, take back, recoup, repossess, retake Troops have regained control of the city.
2. get back to, return to, reach again, reattain Davis went to regain his carriage.

regain

verb
Translations
يَبْلُغ الشّاطئ، يعود الى الشّاطئيَسْتَرِد، يَسْتَعيديَسْتَعِيِدُ
získat znovuznovu dosáhnoutznovu nabýt
generhvervegenvindekomme tilbage til
saada takaisin
ponovno zadobiti
visszajutvisszanyer
endurheimtaná aftur, komast aftur aî
回復する
되찾다
vėl pasiekti
atgrieztiesatgūttikt atpakaļ
znova dosiahnuťznova získať
återfå
ได้คืนมาอีก
kendine gelmekyeniden kazanmakyeniden ulaşmak
lấy lại

regain

[rɪˈgeɪn] VTrecobrar, recuperar; [+ breath] → cobrar
to regain consciousnessrecobrar el conocimiento, volver en sí

regain

[rɪˈgeɪn] vt [+ control, lead, power] → reprendre; [+ strength] → reprendre
Troops have regained control of the city → Les troupes ont repris le contrôle de la ville.
Croatia regained the lead in the 53rd minute → La Croatie a repris la tête à la 53ème minute.
to regain confidence → reprendre confiance
to regain consciousness → reprendre connaissance
to regain fitness, to regain one's fitness → retrouver la forme

regain

vt
(= gain back)wiedererlangen; lost timeaufholen; control, confidence, titlewiedergewinnen; territoryzurückbekommen; to regain consciousnessdas Bewusstsein wiedererlangen, wieder zu Bewusstsein kommen; to regain one’s strengthwieder zu Kräften kommen; to regain one’s health/fitnesswieder gesund/fit werden; to regain one’s footingseinen Halt wiederfinden; (fig)wieder auf die Beine kommen; to regain one’s balancedas Gleichgewicht wiederfinden; to regain possession of somethingwieder in den Besitz einer Sache (gen)gelangen; to regain the lead (in sport) → wieder in Führung gehen; (in research etc) → wieder an die Spitze gelangen; to regain weightwieder zunehmen
(= reach again) main road/firm groundwieder gelangen an (+acc)/auf (+acc)

regain

[rɪˈgeɪn] vt (gen) → riguadagnare; (balance, consciousness) → riprendere; (confidence) → riacquistare; (health) → ricuperare
to regain possession of sth → rientrare in possesso di qc
to regain one's composure → ricomporsi

regain

(riˈgein) verb
1. to get back again. The champion was beaten in January but regained the title in March.
2. to get back to (a place). The swimmer was swept out to sea, but managed to regain the shore.

regain

يَسْتَعِيِدُ znovu nabýt genvinde wiedergewinnen ανακτώ recobrar saada takaisin retrouver ponovno zadobiti recuperare 回復する 되찾다 herwinnen få igjen odzyskać recuperar возвращать återfå ได้คืนมาอีก kendine gelmek lấy lại 收回

regain

v. recuperar, recobrar;
to ___ consciousnessrecobrar el conocimiento.

regain

vt recuperar, recobrar; to regain use of your leg..recuperar (recobrar) el uso de su pierna; to — consciousness volver en sí; to — weight recuperar peso
References in classic literature ?
It took several strokes to regain the place she had lost, and when she got there, the other side had nearly won, for Kate's ball was the last but one and lay near the stake.
Chingachgook and Uncas profited by the interval to regain their wind, though Duncan continued to work with the most persevering industry.
She had lost the faculty of self-guidance; but, in view of the difficulties around her, felt it hardly worth an effort to regain it, and was, moreover, incapable of making one.
When at last we came to a badly ruptured bit of masonry, with hoof-prints evidencing a desperate struggle to regain the lost foothold, I looked quite hopefully over the dizzy precipice.
She might in time regain tranquillity; but HE, what had he to look forward to?
With that refreshment I could perhaps regain a degree of energy: without it, it would be difficult to proceed.
At first there was a little peevish cry of "mammy", and an effort to regain the pillowing arm and bosom; but mammy's ear was deaf, and the pillow seemed to be slipping away backward.
Of Mans First Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal tast Brought Death into the World, and all our woe, With loss of EDEN, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful Seat, Sing Heav'nly Muse, that on the secret top Of OREB, or of SINAI, didst inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen Seed, In the Beginning how the Heav'ns and Earth Rose out of CHAOS: Or if SION Hill Delight thee more, and SILOA'S Brook that flow'd Fast by the Oracle of God; I thence Invoke thy aid to my adventrous Song, That with no middle flight intends to soar Above th' AONIAN Mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in Prose or Rhime.
I will charge from the main gate, and attack the barbican on the outside; and if we can regain that post, be assured we shall defend ourselves until we are relieved, or at least till they grant us fair quarter.
She, gratified by the success of her attempt to regain her old ascendancy over Jane--she had made it with misgiving, notwithstanding her apparent confidence--went downstairs to the library, where she found Sir Charles gloomily trying to drown his domestic troubles in art criticism.
I have said the captain was weak, and indeed he seemed rather to grow weaker than regain his strength.
For this time we regain our human forms, but then we are changed into swans again.