Synonyms for recovering


1. recover, retrieve, find, regain, get, acquire
usage: get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"
2. recuperate, recover, convalesce, better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate
usage: get over an illness or shock; "The patient is recuperating"
3. recover, go back, recuperate, revert, return, retrovert, regress, turn back
usage: regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate"
4. recover, recoup, recuperate, get, acquire
usage: regain or make up for; "recuperate one's losses"
5. reclaim, recover, recycle, reprocess, reuse
usage: reuse (materials from waste products)
6. recover, cover
usage: cover anew; "recover a chair"


1. convalescent, recovering, ill (vs. well), sick
usage: returning to health after illness or debility; "convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed"
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