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Verb: recuperate  ri'koo-pu,reyt
  1. Regain or make up for
    "recuperate one's losses";
    - recover, recoup
  2. Regain a former condition after a financial loss
    "The company managed to recuperate";
    - recover, go back
  3. Restore to good health or strength
  4. Get over an illness or shock
    "The patient is recuperating";
    - recover, convalesce

Derived forms: recuperating, recuperated, recuperates

Type of: acquire, ameliorate, better, bring around, cure, get, heal, improve, meliorate, regress, retrovert, return, revert, turn back

Antonym: deteriorate

Encyclopedia: Recuperate