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
Related formsre·cu·per·a·tion, nounnon·re·cu·per·a·tion, nounun·re·cu·per·at·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for recuperation
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
Of all the places I have ever known East Hampton is the best place for quiet and recuperation.T. De Witt Talmage|T. De Witt Talmage
But no more work: with a dull perception of the fact that his strength was sapped out beyond the power of recuperation.
It would have been inhuman for Goritz to have taken her such a distance without a chance for rest or recuperation.The Secret Witness|George Gibbs
Her physical organization, strong as it was by nature, had been so deranged that recuperation was impossible.
His powers of recuperation did not seem equal to the demand.Jack Winters' Baseball Team|Mark Overton