• WordNet 3.6
    • v recuperate get over an illness or shock "The patient is recuperating"
    • v recuperate restore to good health or strength
    • v recuperate regain a former condition after a financial loss "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90","The company managed to recuperate"
    • v recuperate regain or make up for "recuperate one's losses"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Recuperate To recover health; to regain strength; to convalesce.
    • v. t Recuperate To recover; to regain; as, to recuperate the health or strength.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • recuperate To recover; regain: as, to recuperate one's health or spirits.
    • recuperate To recoup.
    • recuperate To recover; regain strength or health.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Recuperate to recover, to regain strength
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. recuperatus, p. p. of recuperare,. See Recover to get again
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. recuperativusrecuperāre, to recover.


In literature:

The nation was abased, crushed beyond all hope of recuperation.
"Jack" by Alphonse Daudet
He was beginning to recuperate from the shock.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
While it will allow the user to overcome most weaknesses, too much will demand a high price in recuperation afterward.
"Concordance" by Ann Wilson
Why don't you two go someplace comfortable and keep getting acquainted while I recuperate?
"Zeta Exchange" by Ann Wilson
Of course it was Jack's vigorous constitution and the recuperating power of nature which, under Heaven, brought him round.
"Camp-fire and Wigwam" by Edward Sylvester Ellis
When the actor-playwright went to his home at Hartford to recuperate his sister remonstrated with him.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
The horses stood cropping the verdure for a brief period, then they also lay down for rest and recuperation.
"The Son of Monte Christo" by Jules Lermina
For a man seeking rest and recuperation he certainly has had a tough run of weather.
"The Forester's Daughter" by Hamlin Garland
They are recuperating after the strain.
"The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon
As recuperation advances, stronger currents may be gradually introduced.
"The Electric Bath" by George M. Schweig

In poetry:

May fortitude beneath this blow
Fail not the gallant Gallic nation!
By past experience, well we know
Her genius for recuperation.
"Lines To Our New Censor" by William Watson
The Hydropathic is situated on an eminence most grand,
And is one of the largest buildings in fair Scotland;
And capable of accommodating five hundred visitors, who often call there,
To recuperate their health and breathe the fragrant air.
"Beautiful Crief" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Obama met with victims recuperating at the hospital from last Friday's movie theater mass shooting.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Medical Association oppose the shackling of women in labor or recuperating from delivery.
Recuperating from hip replacement surgery, he has spent this August day at his home in Odessa, Fla.
He lead one of the horses, Studmuffin, by leadrope as he explained the main focus right now is mental rather than physical recuperation.
Nelson Mandela "recuperating," South African president says.
South African President to unveil statue of Mandela, says he's 'recuperating'.
Still recuperating from a knee replacement, Mike D'Antoni is expected to be on the bench for the first time as Lakers coach Sunday against Houston.
Pirates' play-by- play announcer recuperating.
Ranger will be recuperating for at least a month after being shot during a standoff in Beaumont on Monday.
Malala Yousufzai is seen recuperating at the The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham in this handout photograph.
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala reads a book as she recuperates in Birmingham .
While recuperating from a race -induced broken elbow in 2003, Cooper saw what he perceived to be a lack of his own future.
The good, the bad and the interesting of recuperation.
Employees with the fewest years on the job are the least affected by stock market drops and have the most time to recuperate.
According to reports, Jones had heart surgery last week is undergoing a painful recuperation process.

In science:

They considered an extra nondynamical canonical field λ in the first-order Hamiltonian framework in order to get quadratic constraints of the phase space that recuperate the dynamics accordingly [9, 10, 11].
Ostrogradski approach for the Regge-Teitelboim type cosmology
For decryption, the receiver generates the same pseudo-random noise sequence, realizes the same bit-wise XOR operation between the received ciphertext and the pseudo-random noise sequence and recuperates the original message.
Linear solutions for cryptographic nonlinear sequence generators
Most of the miss should be recuperated with a more refined algorithm.
The solar neutrino project HELLAZ : status report on the hardware and the simulation
The chambers were recuperated from the NOMAD experiment and their properties have been described elsewhere.
Initial results from the HARP experiment at CERN