recover oneself

recover oneself

as nervous as she was, she convincingly recovered herself

Syn:
pull oneself together, regain one's composure, regain one's self-control; informal get a grip (on oneself)

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  • recover oneself — PULL ONESELF TOGETHER, regain one s composure, regain one s self control; informal get a grip (on oneself). → recover …   Useful english dictionary

  • recover — /rəˈkʌvə / (say ruh kuvuh) verb (t) 1. to get again, or regain (something lost or taken away): to recover lost property. 2. to make up for or make good (loss, damage, etc., to oneself). 3. to regain the strength, composure, balance, etc., of… …  

  • recover — verb 1) he s recovering from a heart attack Syn: recuperate, get better, convalesce, regain one s strength, get stronger, get back on one s feet; be on the mend, be on the road to recovery, pick up, rally, respond to treatment, improve, heal,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • recover — [ri kuv′ər] vt. [ME recoveren < OFr recovrer < L recuperare: see RECUPERATE] 1. a) to get back (something lost or stolen) b) to regain (health, consciousness, etc.) 2. to compensate for; make up for [to recover losses] 3 …   English World dictionary

  • oneself — [wun΄self′, wunz΄self′] pron. a person s own self: also one s self be oneself 1. to function physically and mentally as one normally does 2. to be natural or sincere by oneself alone; unaccompanied; withdrawn come to oneself 1 …   English World dictionary

  • recover — [v1] find again balance, bring back, catch up, compensate, get back, make good, obtain again, offset, reacquire, recapture, reclaim, recoup, recruit, redeem, rediscover, regain, reoccupy, repair, replevin, replevy, repossess, rescue, restore,… …   New thesaurus

  • recover — recoverer, n. /ri kuv euhr/, v.t. 1. to get back or regain (something lost or taken away): to recover a stolen watch. 2. to make up for or make good (loss, damage, etc., to oneself). 3. to regain the strength, composure, balance, or the like, of… …   Universalium

  • recover — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. regain, get back, redeem, retrieve, reclaim, salvage; get well, recuperate. See restoration, improvement. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To obtain again] Syn. regain, get back, retrieve, recoup, reclaim,… …   English dictionary for students

  • recover — re•cov•er [[t]rɪˈkʌv ər[/t]] v. t. 1) to get back or regain (something lost or taken away) 2) to make up for or make good (loss, damage, etc.) to oneself 3) to regain the strength, composure, balance, or the like, of (oneself) 4) law a) to obtain …   From formal English to slang

  • recover — verb 1》 return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength. 2》 find or regain possession of (something stolen or lost).     ↘regain control of (oneself or a physical or mental state).     ↘regain or secure (money) by legal process or the… …   English new terms dictionary

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