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English verb: regain

1. regain (possession) get or find back; recover the use of


SamplesShe regained control of herself.
She found her voice and replied quickly.


Synonymsfind, recover, retrieve


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Broader (hypernym)acquire, get


Narrower (hyponym)access


Verb groupfind, regain

2. regain (possession) come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost


SamplesDid you find your glasses?.
I cannot find my gloves!.


ExamplesThey regain the money in the closet


Synonymsfind


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)acquire, get


Narrower (hyponym)attain, chance on, chance upon, come across, come upon, discover, fall upon, feel, happen upon, light upon, locate, rout out, rout up, strike, turn up


Verb groupfind, find, recover, regain, retrieve


Antonymslose









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