We remained secluded in our ramshackle burrow for seven nights, Laila recuperating slowly while I foraged after dark for blood.
She languished in a “home” recuperating from a severe depression.
What a wonderful respite for a recuperating cancer patient and his exhausted parents!
She had left the White House and was recuperating with a beachside vacation.
After recuperating a bit, they might hit the climbing wall or the quad for some Frisbee golf.
Carlisle, recuperating from a gay debutante rout on the evening preceding, remained in bed.
She closed her eyes as if she were pondering—or recuperating.
If it is early in the season, there is some chance of his recuperating rapidly enough to still become serviceable.
"They are recuperating from the daily educational period," said the scientist.
I arrived there at noon, built my first fire on the beach, and remained by it, recuperating for the succeeding two days.
1540s, from Latin recuperatus, past participle of recuperare "to get again," in Medieval Latin "revive, convalesce, recover" (see recuperation). Meaning "to recover from sickness or loss" is from 1864. Related: Recuperated; recuperating.
recuperate re·cu·per·ate (rĭ-kōō'pə-rāt', -kyōō'-)
v. re·cu·per·at·ed, re·cu·per·at·ing, re·cu·per·ates
To return to health or strength; recover.