Definition for RE-COV-ER

RE-COV-ER, v.i.

  1. To regain health after sickness; to grew well; followed by of or from. Go, inquire of Beelzebub, the god of Ekron, whether I shall recover of this disease. – 2 Kings i.
  2. To regain a former state or condition after misfortune; as, to recover from a state of poverty or depression.
  3. To obtain a judgment in law; to succeed in a lawsuit. The plaintif has recovered in his suit.

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