regain ( 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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