recuperate from

recuperate from (someone or something)

1. To return to good health after some illness or injury. Often used in the continuous tense to indicate an ongoing recovery. My brother is still recuperating from malaria after coming back from his trip to Kenya. I'm still recuperating from a broken ankle, so I'm afraid I won't be coming on the ski trip in December.
2. To return to stable or composed position, status, or mindset after some difficult, troublesome, or threatening situation. Things are better on the whole, but many businesses haven't yet recuperated from the economic crisis. It will take me a day or two to recuperate from that visit from my in-laws.
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recuperate from something

to recover from something; to be cured or to heal after something. I hope that you recuperate from your illness soon. Has she recuperated from her surgery yet?
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It is giving your body, especially your digestive system, the time to rest and recuperate from the massive intake it experienced," he explained.
MANILA -- Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla will take a 30-day leave to recuperate from the injuries he sustained from "accidentally" shooting himself.
Washington, August 22 (ANI): Researchers at the National Institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS) in Japan have found in a study on mice that, upon cerebral stroke in one side of the brain, another side rewires its neural circuits to recuperate from damaged neural function.
28, was continuing to recuperate from what the officials now say were more serious injuries than originally reported.
Later they are separated, with Ma put into a convent's hospice to recuperate from what seems to be tuberculoses, and June is in an orphanage on the edge of a red-light district.
But Commissioner Mary Gall has taken a temporary leave to recuperate from necessary medical procedures and is not expected back full time at the Commission until some time in October.
The ozone hole over Antarctica this year fell short of 1998's record size, providing a piece of good news about the atmosphere's ability to recuperate from an overdose of pollutants.
Deep water running caught the attention of athletes and coaches when Joan Benoit Samuelson used the pool to recuperate from an injury and returned to running to win an Olympic gold medal.
But the movement to recuperate from birth at home left a gap: Mothers still needed follow-up care.
hotel industry has been straggling to recuperate from overdevelopment in the 1980s and a downturn in travel during the early 1990s.
In addition, EEC reforms for universal banking should bring more well-capitalized banking institutions into the securities business as they try to recuperate from the client loss they suffered from the trend toward securitization among prime corporations.
Stand Down'' is the military term for a place where the war-weary and veterans can feel safe and recuperate from combat.
Just giving us a half day off to to recuperate from the heat we had in Modesto and maybe get some energy back into us,'' Robinson said of his manager's decision to have his team forgo their normal routine.