recure

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See also: récuré and récure

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English recure, probably partly from Latin recūrāre, and partly from a reduced form of recover.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

recure (third-person singular simple present recures, present participle recuring, simple past and past participle recured)

  1. (obsolete) To cure, heal.
    • c. 1513, John Lydgate, Troy Book:
      Be eschaunge of hym ye myghte best recure
      Withoute strif youre owne man ageyn
  2. (obsolete) To restore (something) to a good condition.
  3. (obsolete) To recover, regain (something that had been lost).
  4. To arrive at; to reach; to attain.

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Noun[edit]

recure (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) cure; remedy; recovery