regain

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French regaigner (French regagner). Surface etymology is re- +‎ gain.

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Verb[edit]

regain ‎(third-person singular simple present regains, present participle regaining, simple past and past participle regained)

  1. (transitive) To get back; to recover possession of.

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Noun[edit]

regain m ‎(uncountable)

  1. second crop (typically of grass)
  2. renewal
  3. upsurge