Recuperate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈkuːpəreɪt|  American pronunciation of the word recuperate
Brit.  |rɪˈkuːpəreɪt|  British pronunciation of the word recuperate

verb

- regain or make up for(syn: recoup, recover)

recuperate one's losses

- regain a former condition after a financial loss(syn: recover)

The company managed to recuperate

- restore to good health or strength
- get over an illness or shock (syn: convalesce, recover)

Examples

She took a day off to recuperate.

...half the office was out today, many employees being sick or recuperating from the flu...

Coles is recuperating from a sprained ankle.

We've recuperated our losses.

Winston proposed several ways for the industry to recuperate.

How long did it take you to recuperate completely from your operation?

The company managed to recuperate

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: recuperate
he/she/it: recuperates
present participle: recuperating
past tense: recuperated
past participle: recuperated
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