HyperDic: recovery

English > 3 senses of the word recovery:
NOUNeventrecoveryreturn to an original state
processrecovery, convalescence, recuperationgradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
actrecovery, retrievalthe act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
recovery > pronunciation
Soundsrihkah'veriy; rihkah'vriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
accusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > recovery: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningReturn to an original state.
Example"the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid"
Broaderimprovement, betterment, advanceA change for the better
Verbsrecoverregain a former condition after a financial loss
English > recovery: 3 senses > noun 2, process
Meaninggradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury.
Synonymsconvalescence, recuperation
Narrowerlysisrecuperation in which the symptoms of an acute disease gradually subside
rallyA marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
BroaderhealingThe natural process by which the body repairs itself
Spanishconvalecencia, recuperación
Catalanconvalescència, recuperació
Verbsrecoverget over an illness or shock
English > recovery: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost).
NarrowerransomThe act of freeing from captivity or punishment
recapture, retakingThe act of taking something back
reclamationThe recovery of useful substances from waste products
repossessionThe action of regaining possession (especially the seizure of collateral securing a loan that is in default)
rescue, deliverance, delivery, savingrecovery or preservation from loss or danger
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Spanishrecuperación, reprise
Catalanrecobrament, recuperació
Verbsrecoverget or find back

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