Balanchine devoted himself to her recuperation, motivated, it seemed, partly by guilt.
recuperation came to these Company dogs with the night's rest, and into the bitter dawn they were haled.
But supper was ready, and supper is a great source of recuperation with a hungry boy.
We have thus far concerned ourselves with the major factors of recuperation, intra-social forces, social service, and legislation.
There was no power of recuperation left, no reserve strength to call upon.
So far from resembling one of those diminutive fowls, Cimarron was a gentleman of vitality and powers of recuperation.
You must have confidence in me and in your own powers of recuperation.
This little Herd would give council, relief, and recuperation to its members.
I was slated for out here—the recuperation hospital at Denver.
It takes a large one so long to find enough to eat when grass is scanty that he has not time enough for rest or recuperation.
late 15c., "recovery or regaining of things," from Latin recuperationem (nominative recuperatio) "a getting back, regaining, recovery," noun of action from past participle stem of recuperare "get back, regain, get again," in Medieval Latin "revive, convalesce, recover," related to recipere (see receive). Meaning "restoration to health or vigor" is from 1865.
1540s, from Latin recuperatus, past participle of recuperare "to get again," in Medieval Latin "revive, convalesce, recover" (see recuperation). Meaning "to recover from sickness or loss" is from 1864. Related: Recuperated; recuperating.
recuperate re·cu·per·ate (rĭ-kōō'pə-rāt', -kyōō'-)
v. re·cu·per·at·ed, re·cu·per·at·ing, re·cu·per·ates
To return to health or strength; recover.