Synonyms and Antonyms of convalesce
to become healthy and strong again after illness or weakness the long months that the soldier spent in the hospital slowly convalescing Synonyms of convalesce come back, gain, heal, mend, pull round [chiefly British], rally, recoup, recover, recuperate, snap back Words Related to convalesce come around, come round, come to, improve, pick up, revive; cheer (up), perk (up); pull through, survive; recruit Near Antonyms of convalesce ail, collapse, come down, sicken; decline, degenerate, deteriorate, fade, fail, languish, sink, waste (away), weaken, wilt, wither, worsen; regress, relapse
convalesce was our Word of the Day on 04/08/2013. Hear the podcast!
Theme music by Joshua Stamper ©2006 New Jerusalem Music/ASCAP
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up convalesce? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).