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English definition of “regain”

regain

verb [T]     /rɪˈɡeɪn/
to take or get possession of something again: regain a level/presence/share ABM is struggling to regain its market share. The company needs to regain control of its finances.
regain (lost) ground to begin to be strong or successful again after a period of difficulty: On the Nasdaq, technology stocks struggled to regain ground after Wednesday's sell-off.
(Definition of regain verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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