What does the word recuperate mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To recover.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Recuperation.

Usage examples for recuperate

  1. We have been working three days over him, and are just sure now that he is going to recuperate sufficiently to do it again! – Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
  2. After his bout of illness at Matsue, he found that he could not recuperate on the fare of the country, even when reinforced with eggs. – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  3. Oldenbarneveldt on the other hand thought that peace was necessary for the land to recuperate after the exhausting struggle, which had already lasted for forty years; and he found strong support among the burgher- regents and that large part of the people who were over- burdened and impoverished by the weight of taxation, and sick and weary of perpetual warfare. – History of Holland by George Edmundson