1) v. t. - To cover again.
2) v. t. - To get or obtain again; to get renewed possession of; to win back; to regain.
3) v. t. - To make good by reparation; to make up for; to retrieve; to repair the loss or injury of; as, to recover lost time.
4) v. t. - To restore from sickness, faintness, or the like; to bring back to life or health; to cure; to heal.
5) v. t. - To overcome; to get the better of, -- as a state of mind or body.
6) v. t. - To rescue; to deliver.
7) v. t. - To gain by motion or effort; to obtain; to reach; to come to.
8) v. t. - To gain as a compensation; to obtain in return for injury or debt; as, to recover damages in trespass; to recover debt and costs in a suit at law; to obtain title to by judgement in a court of law; as, to recover lands in ejectment or common recovery; to gain by legal process; as, to recover judgement against a defendant.
9) v. i. - To regain health after sickness; to grow well; to be restored or cured; hence, to regain a former state or condition after misfortune, alarm, etc.; -- often followed by of or from; as, to recover from a state of poverty; to recover from fright.
10) v. i. - To make one's way; to come; to arrive.
11) v. i. - To obtain a judgement; to succeed in a lawsuit; as, the plaintiff has recovered in his suit.
12) n. - Recovery.