recuperate [ri-koo-puh-reyt, -kyoo-] (previously 01-15-13)
verb (used without object), recuperated, recuperating.
1. to recover from sickness or exhaustion; regain health or strength.
2. to recover from financial loss.
verb (used with object), recuperated, recuperating.
3. to restore to health, vigor, etc.
1. heal, mend.
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Origin: 1535-45; < Latin recuperātus (past participle of recuperāre, variant of reciperāre to recover), equivalent to re- re- + -ciper-, combining form of *caper- (obscure derivative of capere to take) + -ātus -ate
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This is what I'm going to need to do after the mandatory 6 days/11 hrs a day schedule that started yesterday at work!