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
How to use recuperate in a sentence
Balanchine devoted himself to her recuperation, motivated, it seemed, partly by guilt.The Tragic Downfall of Tanaquil Le Clercq, Ballet’s Greatest Muse|Nancy Buirski|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She had sat and minced over rich dishes day after day, and never felt that exquisite sense of wholesomeness and recuperation.Joyce's Investments|Fannie E. Newberry
The true wife will insist on rest, and quiet, and recuperation.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)|W. Grant Hague
But as time went on, alas, I noticed that the recuperation was more slow and less certain.
When the plants begin to fail, return them to the florist for recuperation, where they may have equable conditions.The Practical Garden-Book|C. E. Hunn
I had to have a vacation, after which I needed 272 another, and was advised to seek recuperation in your hills.Penny of Top Hill Trail|Belle Kanaris Maniates