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 come back, gain, heal, mend, pull round [chiefly British], rally, recoup, recover, recuperate, snap back Related Words come around, come round, come to, improve, pick up, revive; cheer (up), perk (up); pull through, survive; recruit Near Antonyms ail, collapse, come down, sicken; decline, degenerate, deteriorate, fade, fail, languish, sink, waste (away), weaken, wilt, wither, worsen; regress, relapse
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