Synonyms of 'convalesce'
After two weeks I was allowed home, where I convalesced for three months.
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If you improve after an illness or an injury, your health gets better or you get stronger.
He had improved so much the doctor cut his dosage.
When someone or something rallies, they begin to recover or improve after having been weak.
He rallied enough to thank his doctor.
When you recover from an illness or an injury, you become well again.
He is recovering after sustaining a knee injury.
Thesaurus for convalesce from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you are convalescing , you are resting and getting your health back after an illness or operation.