Synonyms of recover in English:

recover


See definition of recover

verb

1‘he's still recovering from a heart attack’

SYNONYMS
recuperate, get better, get well, convalesce, regain one's strength, regain one's health, get stronger, get back on one's feet, feel oneself again, get back to normal, return to health
be on the mend, be on the road to recovery, pick up, rally, respond to treatment, make progress, improve, heal, take a turn for the better, turn the corner, get out of the woods, get over something, shake something off, pull through, bounce back, revive
British pull round
informal perk up
ANTONYMS

deteriorate, worsen, go downhill

2‘the FTSE 100 share index recovered to end the day down 30.5 points’

SYNONYMS
rally, improve, pick up, make a recovery, rebound, bounce back, come back, make a comeback

3‘around £385,000-worth of the stolen material had now been recovered’

SYNONYMS
retrieve, regain, regain possession of, get back, win back, take back, recoup, reclaim, repossess, recapture, retake, redeem
find, find again, track down, trace
claw back
replevin, replevy
rare recuperate
ANTONYMS

lose

4‘gold coins and bars recovered from the wreck of a seventeenth-century galleon’

SYNONYMS
salvage, save, rescue, retrieve, reclaim, redeem

Phrases

    recover oneself

    ‘she recovered herself, grateful that he had not noticed how nervous she had been’


    SYNONYMS

    pull oneself together, regain one's composure, regain one's self-control, regain control of oneself, take a hold of oneself, steady oneself

    informal

    get a grip, get a grip on oneself, get one's act together, snap out of it