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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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