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regain

re·gain

regain

 
pronunciation:
rih geIn
part of speech: verb
inflections: regained, regaining, regains
definition 1: to get back; recover.
He regained his balance on the tightrope.After their mistake, the bank worked hard to regain my trust.
synonyms:
recapture, recover, retrieve
antonyms:
lose
similar words:
recall
definition 2: to reach or get to again.
At long last, the ship regained the shore.
synonyms:
recover
similar words:
re-establish, retrieve, take back
derivation: regainable (adj.)