November 25, 2016
Learner's Word of the Day
recuperate /rɪˈkuːpəˌreɪt/ verb
recuperate
/rɪˈkuːpəˌreɪt/
verb
The man is recuperating in the hospital.
The man is recuperating in the hospital.
Learner's definition of RECUPERATE

1 [no object] : to return to normal health or strength after being sick, injured, etc. : RECOVER

  • She took a day off to recuperate.

— often + from

  • Dad is recuperating from knee surgery.

2 [+ object] British : to get back (money that has been spent, invested, lost, etc.)

  • The company is expected to recuperate [=recoup, recover] its losses in the next two months.

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