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.
- recumbent bicycle,
- recuperative furnace,
Origin of recuperate
Examples from the Web for recuperate
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
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
And now everyone has two full days to recuperate from all that drama.
After all that, most would have slunk away for a few months to recuperate on some island somewhere.
He was interested in the South, and came South to try and recuperate from the effects of his wound and of exposure during the war.Gordon Keith|Thomas Nelson Page
Then there is again a pause, and the actors disband to rest and recuperate.The Delight Makers|Adolf Bandelier
That was to be England's proud destiny for the next few years—to take things easy and recuperate!The Secret of the League|Ernest Bramah
Another bout of this duration they gave me, after a day and a night to recuperate.The Jacket (The Star-Rover)|Jack London
In such cases, however, by maintaining the warmth of the feet you can recuperate quickly and easily.Vitality Supreme|Bernarr Macfadden
Word Origin for recuperate
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.