"recovering" in the verb sense
1. recover, retrieve, find, regain
get or find back recover the use of
"She regained control of herself"
"She found her voice and replied quickly"
2. recuperate, recover, convalesce
get over an illness or shock
"The patient is recuperating"
3. recover, go back, recuperate
regain a former condition after a financial loss
"We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"
"The company managed to recuperate"
4. recover, recoup, recuperate
regain or make up for
"recuperate one's losses"
5. reclaim, recover
reuse (materials from waste products)
"recover a chair"
"recovering" in the adjective sense
1. convalescent, recovering
returning to health after illness or debility
"convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed"
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