regain

After you get off of a crazy carnival ride, you'll probably have to regain your balance, or get it back.

Any time you've lost something and want to recover it, you hope to regain it. If your friend is furious with you because you didn't keep a secret she told you, you'll probably try to regain her trust and as a result, regain her friendship.

Definitions of regain
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v get or find back; recover the use of

“She regained control of herself”
Synonyms:
find, recover, retrieve
find
come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost
Types:
access
obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer
address
access or locate by address
log in, log on, log-in
enter a computer
Type of:
acquire, get
come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

v come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost

Synonyms:
find
find
obtain through effort or management
find, recover, retrieve
get or find back; recover the use of
Antonyms:
lose
miss from one's possessions; lose sight of
Types:
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feel
find by testing or cautious exploration
locate, turn up
discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining
attain, chance on, chance upon, come across, come upon, discover, fall upon, happen upon, light upon, strike
find unexpectedly
rout out, rout up
get or find by searching
unearth
bring to light
nail, pinpoint
locate exactly
Type of:
acquire, get
come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

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