HyperDic: regain

English > 2 senses of the word regain:
VERBpossessionregain, recover, retrieve, findget or find back
possessionregain, findcome upon after searching
regain > pronunciation
Soundsrihgey'n
Rhymesabstain ... windowpane: 127 rhymes with eyn...
English > regain: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningget or find back; recover the use of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Example"She regained control of herself"
Synonymsrecover, retrieve, find
NarroweraccessObtain or retrieve from a storage device
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Similar tofind, regaincome upon after searching
Spanishrecobrar, reconquistar, recuperar
Catalanrecobrar, recuperar
Nounsregaininggetting something back again
English > regain: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningcome upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey regain the money in the closet
Synonymfind
Narrowerfall upon, strike, come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, attain, discoverFind unexpectedly
feelFind by testing or cautious exploration
locate, turn upDiscover the location of
rout up, rout outGet or find by searching
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Oppositelosemiss from one's possessions
Similar tofindObtain through effort or management
recover, retrieve, find, regainget or find back
Spanishencontrar, recobrar, recuperar
Catalanrecuperar, trobar

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