[syn: find, regain]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Regain \Re*gain"\ (r?*g?n"), v. t. [Pref. re- + gain: cf. F.
To gain anew; to get again; to recover, as what has escaped
or been lost; to reach again.
Syn: To recover; reobtain; repossess; retrieve.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control
of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"
[syn: recover, retrieve, find, regain]
2: come upon after searching; find the location of something
that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I
cannot find my gloves!" [syn: find, regain] [ant: lose]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
28 Moby Thesaurus words for "regain":
achieve, attain, compass, gain, get back, ransom, reach, recapture,
reclaim, recoup, recover, recruit, recuperate, redeem, renew,
renovate, reoccupy, replevin, replevy, repossess, restore, resume,
retake, retrieve, revindicate, revive, save, take back