noun, plural re·cov·er·ies.
Origin of recovery
Related Words for recoveryreturn, improvement, resumption, readjustment, restoration, reconstruction, rehabilitation, resurgence, recuperation, revival, renewal, healing, comeback, rescue, rebound, upturn, gain, recreation, reformation, replacement
Examples from the Web for recovery
Contemporary Examples of recovery
Neither could her three-week, multi-thousand dollar stay, which was supposed to be a recovery period.The Insurance Company Promised a Gender Reassignment. Then They Made a Mistake.
December 29, 2014
It happens, of course, but the less time a person is sick, the better their chances of recovery.
Recovery from a long-term eating disorder is a bit of a statistical anomaly.
Not surprisingly, rates for recovery vary enormously, from as low as three percent to upwards of 75 percent.
Justice Ginsburg underwent this procedure successfully and is progressing with her recovery.Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Risky Heart Surgery
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD
November 26, 2014
Historical Examples of recovery
From this strength we have contributed to the recovery and progress of the world.
It is the strongest assurance that the recovery will endure.
By this measure all legal proceedings for the recovery of church rates were abolished.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
He could not go until he saw Mark fairly started on the way of recovery.Weighed and Wanting
Now, Andrew, you will see what is coming for you, to celebrate your recovery.Rico and Wiseli
noun plural -eries
- the obtaining of a right, etc, by the judgment of a court
- (in the US) the final judgment or verdict in a case
mid-14c., "return to health," from Anglo-French recoverie (c.1300), Old French recovree "remedy, cure, recovery," from past participle stem of recovrer (see recover). Meaning "a gaining possession by legal action" is from early 15c. That of "act of righting oneself after a blunder, mishap, etc." is from 1520s.