Definition of Regain

1. Verb. Get or find back; recover the use of. "She found her voice and replied quickly"

Exact synonyms: Find, Recover, Retrieve
Generic synonyms: Acquire, Get
Specialized synonyms: Access
Related verbs: Find
Derivative terms: Recoverer, Recovery, Regaining, Retrieval



2. Verb. Come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost. "They regain the money in the closet"; "I cannot find my gloves!"
Exact synonyms: Find
Generic synonyms: Acquire, Get
Related verbs: Find, Find, Recover, Retrieve
Specialized synonyms: Feel, Locate, Turn Up, Attain, Chance On, Chance Upon, Come Across, Come Upon, Discover, Fall Upon, Happen Upon, Light Upon, Strike, Rout Out, Rout Up
Derivative terms: Find, Finder, Finder
Antonyms: Lose

Definition of Regain

1. v. t. To gain anew; to get again; to recover, as what has escaped or been lost; to reach again.

Definition of Regain

1. Verb. (transitive) To get back; to recover possession of. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Regain

1. gain [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: gain

Lexicographical Neighbors of Regain

refutably
refutal
refutals
refutation
refutations
refutatively
refutatory
refute
refuted
refuter
refuters
refutes
refuting
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regadenoson
regain (current term)
regainable
regained
regainer
regainers
regaining
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regal
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regale
regaled
regalement
regalements
regaler
regalers

Literary usage of Regain

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to the History of the Revolt of the American Colonies: Being by George Chalmers (1845)
"Clinton's Attempt to regain Powers conceded to the Assembly. ... Clinton adopted the manly resolution of endeavoring to regain from the assembly, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"From April till the end of July he sought to regain health and strength at a neighbouring watering place. On 28 July he was again at Constance, ..."

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