verb (used without object), recuperated, recuperating.
to recover from sickness or exhaustion; regain health or strength.
to recover from financial loss.
verb (used with object), recuperated, recuperating.
to restore to health, vigor, etc.
Origin: 1535–45; < Latinrecuperātus (past participle of recuperāre, variant of reciperāre to recover), equivalent to re-re- + -ciper-, combining form of *caper- (obscure derivative of capere to take) + -ātus-ate1