Another word for recover
To obtain again
regain, get back, retrieve, recoup, reclaim, redeem, salvage, rescue, find again, recapture, repossess, bring back, win back, reacquire, rediscover, resume, catch up, replevin, replevy, seize; see also obtain 1.
Antonyms lose*, let slip, forfeit.
To improve one's condition
gain, increase, better, realize, make up for, reach, grow, collect, forge ahead, pick up, bounce back, produce, make money, make a comeback, become something*, make a name*; see also improve 2, profit 2.
Antonyms fail*, go bankrupt, give up.
To regain health
rally, get better, get well, recuperate, improve, convalesce, mend, heal, get over, come around, come back, come to, be restored, be oneself again, come out of it, get out of danger, get the better of, overcome, perk up, gain, gain strength, revive, be reanimated, get back, get back on one's feet, get back in shape, feel like a new person, sober up, snap out of it, pull through*, get through*, be out of the woods*, return to form*; see also improve 2.
recover implies finding or getting back something that one has lost in any manner to recover stolen property, to recover one's self-possession; regain more strongly stresses a deliberate winning back of something that has been lost or taken from one to regain confidence, to regain a military objective; retrieve suggests diligent effort in regaining something that is beyond each reach he was determined to retrieve his honor; recoup implies recovery of an equivalent in compensation I tried to recoup my losses; reclaim implies recovery or restoration to a better or useful state to reclaim wasteland