Recover - v. t. To cover again.
Recover - v. t. To get or obtain again; to get renewed possession of;
to win back; to regain.
Recover - v. t. To make good by reparation; to make up for; to
retrieve; to repair the loss or injury of; as, to recover lost time.
Recover - v. t. To restore from sickness, faintness, or the like; to
bring back to life or health; to cure; to heal.
Recover - v. t. To overcome; to get the better of, -- as a state of
mind or body.
Recover - v. t. To rescue; to deliver.
Recover - v. t. To gain by motion or effort; to obtain; to reach; to
Recover - v. t. To gain as a compensation; to obtain in return for
injury or debt; as, to recover damages in trespass; to recover debt and
costs in a suit at law; to obtain title to by judgement in a court of
law; as, to recover lands in ejectment or common recovery; to gain by
legal process; as, to recover judgement against a defendant.
Recover - v. i. To regain health after sickness; to grow well; to be
restored or cured; hence, to regain a former state or condition after
misfortune, alarm, etc.; -- often followed by of or from; as, to
recover from a state of poverty; to recover from fright.
Recover - v. i. To make one's way; to come; to arrive.
Recover - v. i. To obtain a judgement; to succeed in a lawsuit; as, the
plaintiff has recovered in his suit.
Recover - n. Recovery.