Origin of recuperate
OTHER WORDS FROM recuperatere·cu·per·a·tion [ri-koo-puh-rey-shuhn, -kyoo-], /rɪˌku pəˈreɪ ʃən, -ˌkyu-/, nounun·re·cu·per·at·ed, adjective
How to use recuperate in a sentence
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
She had left the White House and was recuperating with a beachside vacation.
The day itself had been singularly quiet and gracious, even for that rare climate of balmy days and recuperating nights.The Crusade of the Excelsior|Bret Harte
Recuperating our wearied eyes, we substitute an instrument of higher power, and again peer into the realm of Infinitude.The Missing Link in Modern Spiritualism|A. Leah Underhill
I was recuperating from the labors of my first century in order to throw myself into the more arduous ones of the second.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
She had just returned from a week by the sea, recuperating from the strain of nursing for so many nights.Day and Night Stories|Algernon Blackwood
The men had been given little or no opportunity of resting and recuperating after a severe engagement.The History of the 51st (Highland) Division 1914-1918|Frederick William Bewsher