make a complete/full recovery

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of make a complete/full recovery

: to recover fully : to have no lasting health problems

Word by Word Definitions

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

complete play
  1. : having all necessary parts, elements, or steps

  2. : total, absolute

  3. : fully carried out : thorough

  1. : to bring to an end and especially into a perfected state

  2. : to make whole or perfect

  3. : to mark the end of

full play
  1. : containing as much or as many as is possible or normal

  2. : complete especially in detail, number, or duration

  3. : lacking restraint, check, or qualification

  1. : very, extremely

  2. : entirely

  3. : straight, squarely

  1. : the highest or fullest state or degree

  2. : the utmost extent

  1. : to become full

  2. : to make full in sewing

  1. : to shrink and thicken (woolen cloth) by moistening, heating, and pressing

recovery play
  1. : the act, process, or an instance of recovering

  2. : the process of combating a disorder (such as alcoholism) or a real or perceived problem


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