1. n. The act of recovering, regaining, or retaking possession.
2. n. Restoration from sickness, weakness, faintness, or the like; restoration from a condition of mistortune, of fright, etc.
3. n. The obtaining in a suit at law of a right to something by a verdict and judgment of court.
4. n. The getting, or gaining, of something not previously had.
5. n. In rowing, the act of regaining the proper position for making a new stroke
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