recover

Part of speech: verb

To cover again.

Part of speech: adjective

Able.

Part of speech: verb

To obtain again; regain; retrieve.

Part of speech: verb

To regain health, prosperity, etc.; succeed in a lawsuit.

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Usage examples "recover":

  1. And without waiting for the witness to recover himself, asked again: " What did the widow say, and with what words did you leave?" - "Hand and Ring", Anna Katharine Green.
  2. I followed him some few steps and then withdrew to recover breath. - "The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I", Various.
  3. Before he could recover, the youth was upon him. - "Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia", William Gilmore Simms.