recover consciousness

recover consciousness
become conscious again, return to consciousness

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  • recover — [[t]rɪkʌ̱və(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ recovers, recovering, recovered 1) VERB When you recover from an illness or an injury, you become well again. [V from n/ ing] He is recovering from a knee injury... A policeman was recovering in hospital last night after… …   English dictionary

  • recover — I UK [rɪˈkʌvə(r)] / US [rɪˈkʌvər] verb Word forms recover : present tense I/you/we/they recover he/she/it recovers present participle recovering past tense recovered past participle recovered *** 1) [intransitive] to become fit and healthy again… …   English dictionary

  • recover — re|cov|er1 [ rı kʌvər ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive to become fit and healthy again after an illness or an injury: recover from: I haven t fully recovered from that flu I had. a ) to stop being affected by an unpleasant experience: He was fired… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • consciousness — con|scious|ness [ kanʃəsnəs ] noun ** 1. ) uncount the state of being awake and able to hear, see, and think: He lay there, drifting in and out of consciousness. lose consciousness: The pain was so bad that I lost consciousness. regain/recover… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • consciousness */*/ — UK [ˈkɒnʃəsnəs] / US [ˈkɑnʃəsnəs] noun 1) [uncountable] the state of being awake and able to hear, see, and think He lay there, drifting in and out of consciousness. lose consciousness: The pain was so bad that I lost consciousness.… …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • recover — c.1300, to regain consciousness, from Anglo Fr. rekeverer (late 13c.), O.Fr. recovrer, from L. recuperare to recover (see RECUPERATION (Cf. recuperation)). Meaning to regain health or strength is from early 14c.; sense of to get (anything) back… …   Etymology dictionary

  • consciousness — n. conscious state 1) to lose; recover, regain consciousness awareness 2) to raise smb. s consciousness 3) class; political; social consciousness misc. 4) stream of consciousness * * * [ kɒnʃəsnɪs] political recover regain consciousness social… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • consciousness — noun 1 being able to see/hear/feel things ADJECTIVE ▪ full ▪ higher ▪ to aspire to a higher consciousness ▪ cosmic, divine ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • recover — re|cov|er W2 [rıˈkʌvə US ər] v [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: recovrer, from Latin recuperare; RECUPERATE] 1.) to get better after an illness, accident, shock etc ▪ After a few days of fever, she began to recover. recover from ▪ He s in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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