- To recover health and strength gradually after sickness or weakness.
- The patient convalesced for six months after his stroke.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for convalesce in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)