recover - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “recover” en inglés

See all translations

recover

verb [I or T] uk   /rɪˈkʌv.ər/  us   //
B1 to get back something lost, especially health, ability, possessions, etc.: It took her a long while to recover (= become completely well again) from/after her heart operation. He never really recovered from the shock of his wife dying (= he was never happy after his wife died). She went into a coma and died without recovering consciousness. She was astonished to see me, but she soon recovered her composure/herself (= soon gave the appearance of being calm). It took a long time for the economy to recover (= improve) after the slump. Police only recover (= get back) a very small percentage of stolen goods. The initial outlay of setting up a company is considerable and it takes a while to recover those costs (= get back what you have spent).
More examples
(Definition of recover from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de recover
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “recover” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

a game in hand

if a sports team has a game in hand over other teams in a competition, it still has another game to play in which it can gain points

Palabra del día

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Aprende más 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Aprende más