Definition of "recovers" []

  • To find again or obtain the return of (something lost) (verb)
  • To regain (loss of money, position, time, etc); recoup (verb)
  • (of a person) to regain (health, spirits, composure, etc), as after illness, a setback, or a shock, etc (verb)
  • To regain (a former and usually better condition) (verb)
  • To gain (something) by the judgment of a court of law (verb)
  • To succeed in a lawsuit (verb)
  • To obtain (useful substances) from waste (verb)
  • (in fencing, swimming, rowing, etc) to make a recovery (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of recover. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "recovers" in a sentence
  • "How fast the economy recovers is a function of many factors — not just the size of the stimulus — but there is nothing that argues for a smaller stimulus, given our circumstances."
  • "Germany's economy is expected to grow steadily this year as it recovers from the recession."
  • "Kindle was projected in some mock drafts as high as the middle of the first round, but his stock apparently slipped as he recovers from a knee injury."