recuperate

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From Latin recuperātus, from recuperāre (to get again, regain, recover, revive, restore, Medieval Latin also intransitive revive, convalesce, recover), present active infinitive of recuperō.

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recuperate (third-person singular simple present recuperates, present participle recuperating, simple past and past participle recuperated)

  1. To recover, especially from an illness; to get better from an illness.
  2. (sociology) To co-opt subversive ideas for mainstream use
    • 2002, Roger Beebe, ‎Denise Fulbrook, ‎Ben Saunders, Rock Over the Edge: Transformations in Popular Music Culture
      [] there is also the danger [] that such a critique recuperates gender in terms that quite literally invisiblize the very issues of race and ethnicity []

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recuperate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of recuperare
  2. second-person plural imperative of recuperare
  3. feminine plural of recuperato

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recuperāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of recuperō