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One entry found for recover.
Main Entry: re·cov·er
Pronunciation: ri-primarystresskschwav-schwar
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): re·cov·ered; re·cov·er·ing /-primarystresskschwav-(schwa-)rieng/
1 : REGAIN 1 <recover a lost wallet> <recovered my breath>
2 : to regain or bring back to normal health, self-confidence, or position <stumbled, then recovered myself> <recovered from the flu>
3 : to make up for <recover lost time>
4 : to obtain something useful by separating it from a source (as ore or waste) : RECLAIM <recover gold from gravel>
- re·cov·er·able /-primarystresskschwav-(schwa-)rschwa-bschwal/ adjective

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