1. v. t. To get or obtain again; to get renewed possession of; to win back; to regain.
2. v. t. To make good by reparation; to make up for; to retrieve; to repair the loss or injury of; as, to recover lost time.
3. v. t. To restore from sickness, faintness, or the like; to bring back to life or health; to cure; to heal.
4. v. t. To overcome; to get the better of, -- as a state of mind or body.
5. v. t. To rescue; to deliver.
6. v. t. To gain by motion or effort; to obtain; to reach; to come to.
7. v. t. To gain as a compensation; to obtain in return for injury or debt; as, to recover damages in trespass; to recover debt and costs in a suit at law; to obtain title to by judgement in a court of law; as, to recover lands in ejectment or common recovery; to gain by legal process; as, to recover judgement against a defendant.
8. v. i. To regain health after sickness; to grow well; to be restored or cured; hence, to regain a former state or condition after misfortune, alarm, etc.; -- often followed by of or from; as, to recover from a state of poverty; to recover from fright.
9. v. i. To make one's way; to come; to arrive.
10. v. i. To obtain a judgement; to succeed in a lawsuit; as, the plaintiff has recovered in his suit.
11. n. Recovery
retrieve, find, regain, get generic term, acquire generic term verb, recuperate, convalesce, better generic term, improve generic term, ameliorate generic term, meliorate generic term, deteriorate antonym verb, go back, recuperate, revert generic term, return generic term, retrovert generic term, regress generic term, turn back generic term verb, recoup, recuperate, get generic term, acquire generic term verb, reclaim, recycle generic term, reprocess generic term, reuse generic term verb, cover generic term
While Israel dwelt in Heshbon and her towns, and in Aroer and her towns, and in all the cities that be along by the coasts of Arnon, three hundred years? why therefore did ye not recover them within that time?
And David inquired at the LORD, saying, Shall I pursue after this troop? shall I overtake them? And he answered him, Pursue: for thou shalt surely overtake them, and without fail recover all.
I Samuel 30:8
David smote also Hadadezer, the son of Rehob, king of Zobah, as he went to recover his border at the river Euphrates.
II Samuel 8:3