regain meaning, regain definition | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( regains    3rd person present)   ( regaining    present participle)   ( regained    past tense & past participle  ) If you regain something that you have lost, you get it back again.      verb  
Troops have regained control of the city...      V n  
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  


1    get back, recapture, recoup, recover, redeem, repossess, retake, retrieve, take back, win back  
2    get back to, reach again, reattain, return to  

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See also:

regarding, region, realign, rein

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