Definitions for: Recuperate


[v] get over an illness or shock; "The patient is recuperating"
[v] restore to good health or strength
[v] regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate"
[v] regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses"



Webster (1913) Definition: Re*cu"per*ate (-?t), v. i. [imp. &. p. p.
Recuperated (-?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Recuperating.] [L.
recuperatus, p. p. of recuperare. See Recover to get
again.]
To recover health; to regain strength; to convalesce.


Re*cu"per*ate, v. t.
To recover; to regain; as, to recuperate the health or
strength.

Synonyms: convalesce, go back, recoup, recover, recover, recover

Antonyms: degenerate, deteriorate, drop

See Also: acquire, ameliorate, better, catch up with, cure, gain vigor, get, heal, improve, make up, meliorate, percolate, perk, perk up, pick up, rally, rebound, regress, retrovert, return, revert, turn back

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