Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who recovers; a recoveror.
  • noun Aid; help; recovery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who recovers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Agent noun of recover; one who recovers.

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

  • noun someone who saves something from danger or violence

Etymologies

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to recover + -er.

Examples

  • I think they know I'm a speedy recoverer, but who knows?

    Clinton Portis said he's not likely to play Sunday against Packers

  • Maybe nothing is more selfish than a committed drunk become a committed recoverer, which may explain why I said, "Don't think about moving up here."

    Director's Cut

  • Maybe nothing is more selfish than a committed drunk become a committed recoverer, which may explain why I said, "Don't think about moving up here."

    Director's Cut

  • Maybe nothing is more selfish than a committed drunk become a committed recoverer, which may explain why I said, "Don't think about moving up here."

    Director's Cut

  • But she says that because some resorts were left standing, the island can recoverer.

    CNN Transcript Jan 1, 2005

  • But she says that because some resorts were left standing, the island can recoverer.

    CNN Transcript Jan 1, 2005

  • But she says that because some resorts were left standing, the island can recoverer.

    CNN Transcript Jan 1, 2005

  • A few people saw this plane go down into the ocean, and they're still looking to recoverer the flight recorders.

    CNN Transcript Feb 2, 2000

  • Thirdly, Wherein this giving consisteth; of which I cannot find whether they mean by it the appointment of Christ to be a recoverer, or his actual exhibition in the flesh for the accomplishment of his ministration.

    The Death of Death in the Death of Christ

  • But surely he must know that never during his lifetime can he be more than a recoverer of lost works; however brilliant, he can only do what others before him had done.

    A Canticle for Leibowitz

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