1. To regain health after sickness; to grow well; to be restored or cured; hence, to regain a former state or condition after misfortune, alarm, etc.; often followed by of or from; as, to recover from a state of poverty; to recover from fright. "Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether I shall recover of this disease." (2 Kings i. 2)

2. To make one's way; to come; to arrive. "With much ado the Christians recovered to Antioch." (Fuller)

3. To obtain a judgement; to succeed in a lawsuit; as, the plaintiff has recovered in his suit.

(01 Mar 1998)

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