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English verb: recuperate

1. recuperate (possession) regain or make up for

SamplesRecuperate one's losses.

Synonymsrecoup, recover

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)acquire, get

Narrower (hyponym)catch up with, make up

2. recuperate (change) regain a former condition after a financial loss

SamplesWe expect the stocks to recover to $2.90.
The company managed to recuperate.

Synonymsgo back, recover

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)regress, retrovert, return, revert, turn back

Narrower (hyponym)rally, rebound

3. recuperate (body) restore to good health or strength

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bring around, cure, heal

Verb groupconvalesce, recover, recuperate

4. recuperate (body) get over an illness or shock

SamplesThe patient is recuperating.

Synonymsconvalesce, recover

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)ameliorate, better, improve, meliorate

Narrower (hyponym)gain vigor, percolate, perk, perk up, pick up, snap back

Verb grouprecuperate

Antonymsdegenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop

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