re-cover

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re-cov·er

 (rē-kŭv′ər)
tr.v. re-cov·ered, re-cov·er·ing, re-cov·ers
To cover anew: re-cover an armchair.

re-cover

(riːˈkʌvə)
vb (tr)
1. to cover again
2. to provide (a piece of furniture, book, etc) with a new cover

re-cov•er

(riˈkʌv ər)

v.t.
to cover again.

re•cov•er

(rɪˈkʌv ər)

v.t.
1. to get back or regain (something lost or taken away).
2. to make up for or make good (loss, damage, etc.) to oneself.
3. to regain the strength, composure, balance, or the like, of (oneself).
4.
a. to obtain by judgment in a court of law.
b. to acquire title to through judicial process.
5. to reclaim from a bad state, practice, etc.
6. to regain (a substance) in usable form; reclaim.
v.i.
7. to regain one's health, strength, composure, balance, etc., after illness, trouble, disturbance, or the like (sometimes fol. by from): to recover from the flu.
8. to regain a former and better state or condition.
9. to obtain a favorable judgment in a suit for something.
10. to make a recovery, as in a sport or game.
[1300–50; Middle English < Anglo-French recoverer, Old French recovrer < Latin recuperāre to regain, recuperate]
re•cov′er•a•ble, adj.
re•cov′er•er, n.

re-cover


Past participle: re-covered
Gerund: re-covering

Imperative
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Present
I re-cover
you re-cover
he/she/it re-covers
we re-cover
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they re-cover
Preterite
I re-covered
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we re-covered
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Present Continuous
I am re-covering
you are re-covering
he/she/it is re-covering
we are re-covering
you are re-covering
they are re-covering
Present Perfect
I have re-covered
you have re-covered
he/she/it has re-covered
we have re-covered
you have re-covered
they have re-covered
Past Continuous
I was re-covering
you were re-covering
he/she/it was re-covering
we were re-covering
you were re-covering
they were re-covering
Past Perfect
I had re-covered
you had re-covered
he/she/it had re-covered
we had re-covered
you had re-covered
they had re-covered
Future
I will re-cover
you will re-cover
he/she/it will re-cover
we will re-cover
you will re-cover
they will re-cover
Future Perfect
I will have re-covered
you will have re-covered
he/she/it will have re-covered
we will have re-covered
you will have re-covered
they will have re-covered
Future Continuous
I will be re-covering
you will be re-covering
he/she/it will be re-covering
we will be re-covering
you will be re-covering
they will be re-covering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been re-covering
you have been re-covering
he/she/it has been re-covering
we have been re-covering
you have been re-covering
they have been re-covering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been re-covering
you will have been re-covering
he/she/it will have been re-covering
we will have been re-covering
you will have been re-covering
they will have been re-covering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been re-covering
you had been re-covering
he/she/it had been re-covering
we had been re-covering
you had been re-covering
they had been re-covering
Conditional
I would re-cover
you would re-cover
he/she/it would re-cover
we would re-cover
you would re-cover
they would re-cover
Past Conditional
I would have re-covered
you would have re-covered
he/she/it would have re-covered
we would have re-covered
you would have re-covered
they would have re-covered
Translations

re-cover

[ˈriːˈkʌvəʳ] VT [+ chair, sofa] → tapizar de nuevo; [+ book] → forrar de nuevo

re-cover

[ˌriːˈkʌvər] vt [+ chair] → recouvrir

re-cover

vt chairs, pillow, umbrellaneu beziehen or überziehen; bookneu einbinden

re-cover

[ˌriːˈkʌvəʳ] vt (chair, settee) → ricoprire

re-cover

(riːˈkavə) verb
to put a new cover on. This chair needs to be re-covered.
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