regain consciousness


: to become conscious again : to wake up
He slowly regained consciousness after the surgery.

Examples of regain consciousness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And as xylazine, a veterinary tranquilizer, has entered the drug supply, overdose reversals have become even more complicated: In many cases, people experiencing an overdose don’t regain consciousness even after they’re given multiple naloxone doses. Lev Facher, STAT, 8 Feb. 2024 When researchers blocked activity in this area, the mice took more time to regain consciousness. Margaret Osborne, Smithsonian Magazine, 16 Nov. 2023 The officers administered two rounds of Narcan and performed CPR, but Armenta did not regain consciousness. Caleb Lunetta, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Nov. 2023 Elizalde began chest compressions and the victim soon began to regain consciousness. Graydon Megan, Chicago Tribune, 11 Sep. 2023 If the person passed out, the researchers immediately changed the table position so the participant could regain consciousness. Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi, Discover Magazine, 29 Aug. 2023 In many cases, victims will regain consciousness or responsiveness in a few minutes. Andrew Mark Miller, Fox News, 6 Nov. 2021 People who regain consciousness a year or more after injury rarely return to normal; many remain bedridden, incontinent, confused, or agitated. Kat McGowan, Discover Magazine, 5 July 2011 Police administered three doses of Narcan, a heroin-overdose antidote, but the man did not regain consciousness. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 24 Sep. 2020

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“Regain consciousness.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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