verb (used without object), re·cu·per·at·ed, re·cu·per·at·ing.
verb (used with object), re·cu·per·at·ed, re·cu·per·at·ing.
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Origin of recuperate
OTHER WORDS FROM recuperatere·cu·per·a·tion, nounnon·re·cu·per·a·tion, nounun·re·cu·per·at·ed, adjective
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How to use recuperate in a sentence
A father sitting at the foot of his 14-year-old daughter’s bed as she recuperates from injuries endured over months as a slave serving ISIS fighters.A Photographer's Unflinching Gaze on The War on Terror's Consequences|W.J. Hennigan|March 22, 2021|Time
He says the goal is to create a place for people to feel like they can truly unwind and recuperate after what has been an especially tough year.Why some seasonal hotels across the U.S. are staying open year-round|Molly O'Brien|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
They said no, they don’t believe it will, because their existing nurses who might get the vaccine are burned out, and they need to give them some time to recuperate.A depleted workforce and no end in sight: An inside look at America’s ailing health care industry|Erika Fry|December 8, 2020|Fortune
It activates your parasympathetic nervous system and tells your body to relax and recuperate.
In this unwelcome role, a patient may come to rely on his one dependable anchor—a familiar place to recuperate.Hurricane Sandy Disconnects Evacuated Patients From Comfort of Predictability|Kent Sepkowitz|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Bona fide efforts by Jews from the Arab world to recuperate their history are legitimate and desirable.
Eason recounted what he knew: that a limited-liability company was set up to buy a house where Jobs could recuperate.Memphis Doctor Who Performed Steve Jobs’ Liver Transplant Bought His House|Andy Meek|June 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As we left to recuperate at, yes, the vaunted Starbucks, Jigs reminded me of a moment in Pearl Square.
They therefore petitioned General McArthur to relieve them temporarily from duty to recuperate their strength.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Here he had come to a pause for a few days to recuperate his horses and his men.Riders of the Silences|John Frederick
I had a day's rest under his wide, warm roof, which it was hoped would recuperate my strength for further efforts.Thirty Years in Australia|Ada Cambridge
They gave him a chance to recuperate, to get something to eat, and to dress the wounds of his men.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
She failed to recuperate as rapidly as she should have done, because she was so completely devitalized by overwork.Making Both Ends Meet|Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt