recovery etymology

English word recovery comes from Latin recipero (I get again, regain, recover. I revive, restore.)

Detailed word origin of recovery

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
recipero Latin (lat) I get again, regain, recover. I revive, restore.
recupero Latin (lat) Regain, restore, restore to health.
recovrer Old French (fro) To recover; to reobtain.
recovree Old French (fro)
recoverie Anglo-Norman (xno)
recovery English (eng) (economics) Renewed growth after a slump.. (mining) The extraction of an ore from a mine, or of a metal from an ore. A return to former status or position.. A return to normal health.. The act of regaining the natural position after curtseying.. The act of regaining the position of guard after making an attack, in fencing, sparring, etc.. The act or process of regaining or repossession of [...]

Words with the same origin as recovery

Descendants of recipero