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.
Origin of recuperate
Examples from the Web for recuperating
After recuperating a bit, they might hit the climbing wall or the quad for some Frisbee golf.
She languished in a “home” recuperating from a severe depression.The Neglected Penelope Mortimer Was a Novelist Ahead of Her Time|Jessica Ferri|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What a wonderful respite for a recuperating cancer patient and his exhausted parents!Gavin Arvizo’s New Beginning: Jackson Abuse Accuser Gets Married at 24|Diane Dimond|December 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Even the absence of co-anchor Robin Roberts, currently recuperating from a bone-marrow transplant, hasn't slowed GMA down.‘Good Morning America’ vs. ‘Today’: Why I’ve Switched|Itay Hod|October 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At least we know how the story turned out, with Logan recuperating at home.
In the meantime he drifted, resting and recuperating after the long traverse he had made through the realm of knowledge.Martin Eden|Jack London
The spring of 1865 found us again in Springfield, where we remained about two months, recuperating and replenishing our stock.An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody)|Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
Well, I woke up the next day in a bed, and have been recuperating ever since.Friends of France|Various
Sometimes the air is subjected to a preliminary heating by recuperating in some way the waste heat of the apparatus.Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants|R. E. Mathot
But content yourself, my dear Leon: we have been recuperating more and more since the time of your return is almost fixed.The Man With The Broken Ear|Edmond About
British Dictionary definitions for recuperating
Word Origin for recuperate
Word Origin and History for recuperating
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.