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recovery

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of recovery

  1. 1 the act or process of getting something back the recovery of the sunken boat took over a week Synonyms recapture, reclamation, recoupment, repossession, retrieval Related Words recruitment, replenishment; redemption, rescue Near Antonyms loss, misplacement

  2. 2 the process or period of gradually regaining one's health and strength his recovery from the flu was remarkably quick Synonyms comeback, healing, mending, rally, convalescence, recuperation, rehab, rehabilitation, snapbackRelated Words resuscitation, revival; survivalNear Antonyms decline, degeneration, deterioration, fading, failing, languishing, sinking, wasting (away), weakening, wilting, withering, worsening; regression, relapse


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