Meaning of “convalesce” in the English Dictionary

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convalesceverb [ I ]

us /ˌkɑn·vəˈles/

to rest in order to get better after an illness or operation:

Dad’s out of the hospital and convalescing at home.

(Definition of “convalesce” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)