recuperate


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re·cu·per·ate

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

(rɪˈkuːpəˌreɪt; -ˈkjuː-)
vb
1. (intr) to recover from illness or exhaustion
2. to recover (losses of money, etc)
[C16: from Latin recuperāre to recover, from re- + capere to gain, take]
reˌcuperˈation n
reˈcuperative adj
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re•cu•per•ate

(rɪˈku pəˌreɪt, -ˈkyu-)

v.i. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to recover from sickness or exhaustion; regain health or strength.
2. to recover from financial loss.
[1535–45; < Latin recuperātus, past participle of recuperāre, variant of reciperāre to recover=re- re- + -ciperāre, comb. form of *caperāre (derivative of capere to take)]
re•cu`per•a′tion, n.
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recuperate


Past participle: recuperated
Gerund: recuperating

Imperative
recuperate
recuperate
Present
I recuperate
you recuperate
he/she/it recuperates
we recuperate
you recuperate
they recuperate
Preterite
I recuperated
you recuperated
he/she/it recuperated
we recuperated
you recuperated
they recuperated
Present Continuous
I am recuperating
you are recuperating
he/she/it is recuperating
we are recuperating
you are recuperating
they are recuperating
Present Perfect
I have recuperated
you have recuperated
he/she/it has recuperated
we have recuperated
you have recuperated
they have recuperated
Past Continuous
I was recuperating
you were recuperating
he/she/it was recuperating
we were recuperating
you were recuperating
they were recuperating
Past Perfect
I had recuperated
you had recuperated
he/she/it had recuperated
we had recuperated
you had recuperated
they had recuperated
Future
I will recuperate
you will recuperate
he/she/it will recuperate
we will recuperate
you will recuperate
they will recuperate
Future Perfect
I will have recuperated
you will have recuperated
he/she/it will have recuperated
we will have recuperated
you will have recuperated
they will have recuperated
Future Continuous
I will be recuperating
you will be recuperating
he/she/it will be recuperating
we will be recuperating
you will be recuperating
they will be recuperating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been recuperating
you have been recuperating
he/she/it has been recuperating
we have been recuperating
you have been recuperating
they have been recuperating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been recuperating
you will have been recuperating
he/she/it will have been recuperating
we will have been recuperating
you will have been recuperating
they will have been recuperating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been recuperating
you had been recuperating
he/she/it had been recuperating
we had been recuperating
you had been recuperating
they had been recuperating
Conditional
I would recuperate
you would recuperate
he/she/it would recuperate
we would recuperate
you would recuperate
they would recuperate
Past Conditional
I would have recuperated
you would have recuperated
he/she/it would have recuperated
we would have recuperated
you would have recuperated
they would have recuperated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.recuperate - regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses"
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"
catch up with, make up - make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point; "I have to make up a French exam"; "Can I catch up with the material or is it too late?"
2.recuperate - regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate"
retrovert, revert, turn back, regress, return - go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"
rebound, rally - return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied"
3.recuperate - restore to good health or strength
cure, bring around, heal - provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"
convalesce, recover, recuperate - get over an illness or shock; "The patient is recuperating"
4.recuperate - get over an illness or shock; "The patient is recuperating"
gain vigor, perk, perk up, percolate, pick up - gain or regain energy; "I picked up after a nap"
snap back - recover quickly; "After the surgery, the patient snapped back in a few days"
recuperate - restore to good health or strength
ameliorate, improve, meliorate, better - get better; "The weather improved toward evening"
degenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop - grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

recuperate

verb recover, improve, pick up, get better, mend, turn the corner, convalesce, be on the mend, get back on your feet, regain your health I went away to the country to recuperate.
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recuperate

verb
To regain one's health:
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Translations
يَسْتَرِد صِحَّتَه
zotavit se
komme sig
ná sér, jafna sig
atgūt spēkus/veselību

recuperate

[rɪˈkuːpəreɪt]
A. VIrecuperarse, reponerse, restablecerse
to recuperate after an illnessrecuperarse or reponerse de una enfermedad
to be recuperating from sthestar convaleciente de algo
B. VT [+ losses] → recuperar
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recuperate

[rɪˈkuːpəreɪt] vi (from illness)se rétablir
to recuperate from sth [+ surgery, illness, injury] → se remettre de qch
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recuperate

visich erholen; (from illness also) → genesen (geh)
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recuperate

[rɪˈkuːpˌreɪt]
1. vi (Med) → ristabilirsi
2. vt (losses) → ricuperare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

recuperate

(rəˈkjuːpəreit) verb
to recover, eg after an illness.
reˌcupeˈration noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

re·cu·per·ate

v. recuperar, recobrar las fuerzas; recuperarse, reponerse.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

recuperate

vi recuperarse
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How could that army- which had found abundant supplies in Moscow and had trampled them underfoot instead of keeping them, and on arriving at Smolensk had looted provisions instead of storing them- how could that army recuperate in Kaluga province, which was inhabited by Russians such as those who lived in Moscow, and where fire had the same property of consuming what was set ablaze?
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Just as he was beginning to recuperate his health, however, an unkind destiny brought him a number of most painful personal experiences.
The Negroes and the "toughs" from the Levee did not want to work, and every few minutes some of them would feel obliged to retire and recuperate. In a couple of days Durham and Company had electric fans up to cool off the rooms for them, and even couches for them to rest on; and meantime they could go out and find a shady corner and take a "snooze," and as there was no place for any one in particular, and no system, it might be hours before their boss discovered them.
We want sleep, both you and I, and rest to recuperate. Tomorrow we shall have much to do, but for the tonight there is no need of us.
I came here to recuperate, and the very first morning I got an inspiration.
"We won't give Israel anything but we will rather recuperate a once-stolen land and sovereignty over a zone that we deem belonging to Lebanon," Bassil told a news conference he held jointly with his Spanish counterpart, Josep Borrell.