recuperative

adjective re·cu·per·a·tive \ ri-ˈkü-pə-ˌrā-tiv , -ˈkyü- , -p(ə-)rə-tiv \
Updated on: 5 Mar 2018

Definition of recuperative

1 : of or relating to recuperation
  • recuperative powers
2 : aiding in recuperation : restorative

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First Known Use of recuperative

1650

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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RECUPERATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of recuperative for English Language Learners

  • : helping you to return to normal health or strength : helping you to recuperate


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recuperative

adjective re·cu·per·a·tive \ -ˈk(y)ü-pə-ˌrāt-iv \

medical Definition of recuperative

1 : of or relating to recuperation
  • recuperative powers
2 : aiding in recuperation : restorative
  • strongly recuperative remedies

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