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recuperate (verb) recover [from an illness]; regain former losses in business.
You get back your normal health after a period of illness if you recuperate. Medicines and treatment help us to recuperate, that is, they help us to get back our normal health after illness.
Getting back the money that one has spent or lost is recuperating. We recuperate our losses if we are able to get back the money lost in business or in some other way.
- It took months for him to recuperate from the attack of herpes that confined him to bed for almost two months.
- Thanks to the new manager, the company hopes to recuperate in a year to come. As things stand now, the company can recover all losses and well be on the road to profit at the end of next year.