Definition of Convalesce

1. Verb. Get over an illness or shock. "The patient is recuperating"

Exact synonyms: Recover, Recuperate
Specialized synonyms: Gain Vigor, Percolate, Perk, Perk Up, Pick Up, Snap Back
Related verbs: Recuperate
Generic synonyms: Ameliorate, Better, Improve, Meliorate
Derivative terms: Convalescence, Convalescent, Convalescent, Recovery, Recuperation, Recuperative
Antonyms: Deteriorate



Definition of Convalesce

1. v. i. To recover health and strength gradually, after sickness or weakness; as, a patient begins to convalesce.

Definition of Convalesce

1. Verb. To recover health and strength gradually after sickness or weakness ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Convalesce

1. [v -LESCED, -LESCING, -LESCES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Convalesce

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conurbation
conurbations
conurbia
conurbias
conure
conures
conus
conus arteriosus
conus elasticus
conus medullaris
conusable
conusant
conusor
conusors
convalesce (current term)
convalesced
convalescence
convalescences
convalescencies
convalescency
convalescent
convalescent carrier
convalescent serum
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convalidation
convalidations

Literary usage of Convalesce

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1. A Systematic Treatise, Historical, Etiological, and Practical, on the by Daniel Drake (1854)
"... in the midst of the general overthrow of the functions, may attract our attention, for the first time, when the patient has begun to convalesce. ..."

2. The Register of the Privy Council of Scotland by Scotland Privy Council (1908)
"... to convalesce." He therefore craves summons against him. [On the back] " Apud Edinburgh, ... convalesce ..."

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