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Meaning of REGAIN

Pronunciation:  ree'geyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"
  2. [v]  come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!"
 

REGAIN is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: find, recover, retrieve
 
 Antonyms: lose
 
 See Also: access, acquire, attain, chance on, chance upon, come across, come upon, discover, fall upon, feel, get, happen upon, light upon, locate, rout out, rout up, strike, turn up

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*gain"\ (r?*g?n"), v. t. [Pref. re- + gain: cf. F.
regagner.]
To gain anew; to get again; to recover, as what has escaped
or been lost; to reach again.

Syn: To recover; reobtain; repossess; retrieve.

 

 

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