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recovery

re·cov·er·y

recovery

 
 
pronunciation:
rih kuh v ri
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: recoveries
definition 1: the act of receiving back that which had been lost or stolen.
antonyms:
loss
similar words:
recoup, return, salvage
definition 2: a return to normal conditions or health.
the economic recovery following the wara quick recovery from her operation
antonyms:
relapse
similar words:
convalescence, cure, rally
definition 3: the act of reclaiming waste substances for reuse in new products.
similar words:
salvage
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