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Dictionary definition for: Recover

1. (v) get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself" "She found her voice and replied quickly"

2. (v) get over an illness or shock; "The patient is recuperating"

3. (v) regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90" "The company managed to recuperate"

4. (v) regain or make up for; "recuperate one''s losses"

5. (v) of materials from waste products

6. (v) cover anew; "recover a chair"

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