Definitions of "recovery"
  1. The process or act in which something that was lost or damaged is restored or made better
  2. The successful acquisition, reinstatement or defense of a legal right or property via a decree or judgment
  3. The financial sum that is awarded or procured as an outcome of a legal decree or judgment
How to use "recovery" in a sentence
  1. After the automobile accident, the victim sought recovery from the other party's insurance company.
  2. The city is working on the recovery of the historical buildings that were damaged in the earthquake.
  3. In the court ruling, the recovery awarded to the plaintiff was significantly higher than anticipated.

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