Verb (used without object) : to recover from an illness. ,The city soon recovered from the effects of the earthquake. ,The Giants recovered in the end zone for a touchdown. From Dictionary.com.
I think they know I'm a speedy recoverer, but who knows?. From Wordnik.com. [Clinton Portis said he's not likely to play Sunday against Packers] Reference
But she says that because some resorts were left standing, the island can recoverer. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Jan 1, 2005] Reference
A few people saw this plane go down into the ocean, and they're still looking to recoverer the flight recorders. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Feb 2, 2000] Reference
Maybe nothing is more selfish than a committed drunk become a committed recoverer, which may explain why I said, "Don't think about moving up here.". From Wordnik.com. [Director's Cut] Reference
Eagerly snatching the redeemed weapon, its owner ran his eye over the blade, when finding that it had received no injury, nor suffered any obliteration of the talismanic characters, he repeatedly kissed it, replaced it in its scabbard, and then cordially embracing its recoverer exclaimed, 'Thanks, brave Leoline; ay, and something more substantial than empty thanks. From Wordnik.com. [The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 19, No. 544, April 28, 1832] Reference
It only lasted a minute, though, for he was a quick recoverer. From Wordnik.com. [Shorty McCabe] Reference
Accident, the great discoverer and recoverer of lost goods, at last restored to us these good little children. From Wordnik.com. [The Ground-Ash] Reference
"William is a quick recoverer but we think he'll struggle to come back before the end of the season," said Wenger. From Wordnik.com. [Evening Standard - Home] Reference
"Gallas is a quick recoverer but we think he will be short to come back before the end of the season," said Wenger at his pre-match press conference. From Wordnik.com. [Arsenal FC News Feed] Reference
His lodging was above the workroom and shop of a recoverer of ancient coins and intaglios, skilful cleanser and mender of these and merchant to whom would buy. From Wordnik.com. [Foes] Reference
He doesn't lack for confidence, and like most new presidents, he seems to enjoy playing the role of world statesman, more so than having to act as an economic recoverer-in-chief. From Wordnik.com. [Newsvine - Get Smarter Here] Reference
The author of the Annals takes the grandson of the great dictator Camillus to have been his son, when he observes: "after the illustrious recoverer of the city" (meaning Rome) "and his son. From Wordnik.com. [Tacitus and Bracciolini The Annals Forged in the XVth Century] Reference
But he's a quick recoverer. From Wordnik.com. [Shorty McCabe on the Job] Reference
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