Definition of 'convalesce'
Example sentences containing 'convalesce'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Dad sent him to Thackton, with just Ida and the housekeeper Elsie for company, to convalesce. THE GOLDEN LION (1991)Dr Barbara was watching Neil in her kindliest way, as if mentally assigning him some quiet sward where he could convalesce forever. RUSHING TO PARADISE (1991)
Trends of 'convalesce'
Used Rarely. convalesce is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'convalesce'
British English: convalesce VERB
If you are convalescing, you are resting and getting your health back after an illness or operation.
After two weeks, I was allowed home, where I convalesced for three months.
Definition of convalesce from the Collins English Dictionary
GDPR, yanny/laurel & MadaBaka Beat: May’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this May with Robert Groves.
Ruby Chocolate, Fatberg & Right to be Forgotten: April’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this month with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.