Definition of recuperate
- recuperate old traditions
She took a day off to recuperate.
half the office was out today, many employees being sick or recuperating from the flu
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: to return to normal health or strength after being sick, injured, etc.
: to get back (money that has been spent, invested, lost, etc.)
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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