Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
Show Word Parts
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
recover

re·cov·er

recover

 
 
pronunciation:
rih kuh vr
features:
Word Explorer, Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: recovered, recovering, recovers
definition: to return to a normal or healthy condition.
It took a few weeks for Jean to recover from her illness.
similar words:
heal
derivations: recoverable (adj.), recovering (adj.)
Word Explorer
See
  disease, injury
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature