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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.recoverable - capable of being recovered or regained; "recoverable truth of a past event"
irrecoverable, unrecoverable - incapable of being recovered or regained
Translations

recoverable

[rɪˈkʌvərəbl] ADJrecuperable; (at law) → reivindicable

recoverable

[rɪˈkʌvərəbəl] adj [costs] → recouvrable

recoverable

adj (Fin) debteintreibbar; losses, damagesersetzbar; depositzurückzahlbar; goodsrückgewinnbar, eintreibbar, wiedererlangbar

recoverable

[riˈkʌvərəbl] adj (debt, loss) → ricuperabile
References in classic literature ?
She had good reason to believe that some property of her husband in the West Indies, which had been for many years under a sort of sequestration for the payment of its own incumbrances, might be recoverable by proper measures; and this property, though not large, would be enough to make her comparatively rich.
Block 5, which is home to four key oilfields with an area of 992sq km, holds expected recoverable reserves of around 200mn barrels.
A salon focused on the potential social benefits of commercial recoverable satellites was held on July 6.
The AB1 recoverable oil reserves of the Russkoye field have increased 8% following exploration work carried out by Tyumenneftegaz, a petroleum production company belonging to Rosneft.
No commercial rates of oil and gas were found at Warwick Deep, despite pre-drill estimates suggesting up to 935 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe) may be recoverable.
According to audit notes pertaining to the period from 01-01-1996 to 31-12-2000 the recoverable amount was Rs208592, from 01-01-2001 to 31-12-2005 the recoverable amount was Rs3197327, from 01-01-2006 to 30-06-2010 the recoverable amount was Rs131841, and from 01-07-2010 to 30-06-2018 the recoverable amount was Rs49786094.
A report published by the Government suggests overall remaining recoverable reserves and resources range from 10 to 20 billion barrels plus of oil equivalent.
Thomas Vanhee, partner at Aurifer Middle East Tax, said VAT on entertainment expenses provided to non-employees, such as accommodation, food and drinks not provided during a meeting and access to shows or events, or trips provided for the purpose of pleasure or entertainment, is not recoverable. The new clarification distinguishes entertainment expenses for employees and non-employees, he added.
Kazakhstan's KazPetrol group of companies, engaged in development of oil fields and oil production, will increase the volume of recoverable oil reserves in the country's Kyzylorda region to 2.5 million tons, commercial director of KazPetrol Batyrzhan Daulet told Trend.
It is not the actual welfare benefits that are recovered, but an amount equivalent to the total amount of recoverable benefits paid as a result of your accident, injury or disease.
has reported double-digit declines in its recoverable gold resource as well as ore reserves last year.
'Lowering the recoverable system loss rate is a pro-consumer action that will reduce electricity rates and force electric companies to make their operations more efficient.