Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of recover.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. returning to health after illness or debility

Etymologies

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Examples

  • These investments have helped Massachusetts lead the nation in recovering from the recession.

    Why I am Voting for Governor Patrick

  • He was merely a manhandler; and Bill King was something like three months in recovering from the bit of manhandling he received that afternoon on Apia beach.

    THE HEATHEN

  • Now, with two-time All-Star Russell Martin recovering from a pulled groin muscle, Ellis is in line to be the catcher to start the season.

    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis might catch a break

  • I was so defensive because I saw people who hated New York City, or at least didn't care very much about it, trying to act as if they were extremely invested in recovering from the attacks, or opining about the causes or effects of the attacks.

    Seven is Angry, Sadly - Anil Dash

  • Any money the Falcons recover from Vick would be credited to its future salary cap, a huge step in recovering from the loss of the team's franchise player.

    Arbitrator: Vick should repay $20 million from bonus

  • As I understood it, the reconstruction effort was founded on the idea that the regime of Iraq had to be toppled, but that the Iraqi citizens/subjects should be helped in recovering from the war and hopefully becoming a democracy.

    Matthew Yglesias » Back to the Schools

  • “As I understood it, the reconstruction effort was founded on the idea that the regime of Iraq had to be toppled, but that the Iraqi citizens/subjects should be helped in recovering from the war and hopefully becoming a democracy.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Back to the Schools

  • He was merely a man-handler, and Bill King was something like three months in recovering from the bit of man-handling he received that afternoon on Apia beach.

    The Heathen

  • "I have seen a few of what I call recovering secularists," he says.

    GetReligion

  • (And please wish Margaret, who is recovering from a cold) "bon rétablissement"!

    s'egarer - French Word-A-Day

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