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Definition of 'regain'

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Police in riot gear regained control of the centre last night. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She failed to regain consciousness after the surgery and died eight hours after giving birth. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We regained our composure and while some of our attack was good, some of it was poor. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The visitors went straight back to regain the lead after another defensive error which will not be lost on Wilshere. The Sun (2016)The unity government, which is trying to regain control of the capital, has been powerless to stop the smuggling networks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One way out is to seek to regain control. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They monitor their appetite and energy intake and remain mindful of any slips to avoid weight regain. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He can lead early to regain winning form. The Sun (2014)Her condition stabilised but she only regained full consciousness two weeks ago. The Sun (2011)Slowly regaining match fitness and can be a real handful. The Sun (2010)He plunged his country into civil war but regained control. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then when you eat you regain the weight and some more for good measure. The Sun (2009)He received treatment but failed to regain consciousness and died in the early hours of yesterday. The Sun (2015)But this is an attempt by politicians to regain control. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She slowly regained her weight and the bullying stopped when she left school for college. The Sun (2012)But he regained consciousness and tests showed he may need only dental treatment. The Sun (2012)Experts said the majority regain the weight they lose in two years. The Sun (2016)She regains relative composure and continues. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He tries to regain his composure. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Spurs regaining the lead was inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They need only to win one of the matches to regain the Ashes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We were still trying to regain our composure when we rounded a corner and found ourselves in the middle of a youth gang. Christianity Today (2000)The home side regained the lead in the 29th minute. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Others think that having things settled means they've regained control over situations that are in transition. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the competition did give the midfielder a chance to regain full fitness following knee surgery in September. The Sun (2008)They came to Australia needing only to share the series to regain the Ashes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The win has installed Australia as firm favourites to regain the Ashes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

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Translations for 'regain'

British English: regain /rɪˈɡeɪn/ VERB
If you regain something that you have lost, you get it back again.
The anger faded, and he regained control of himself.
  • American English: regain
  • Arabic: يَسْتَعِيِدُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: recuperar
  • Chinese: 收回
  • Croatian: ponovno zadobiti
  • Czech: znovu nabýt
  • Danish: genvinde
  • Dutch: herwinnen
  • European Spanish: recobrar
  • Finnish: saada takaisin
  • French: retrouver trouver à nouveau
  • German: wiedergewinnen
  • Greek: ανακτώ
  • Italian: recuperare
  • Japanese: 回復する
  • Korean: 되찾다
  • Norwegian: få igjen
  • Polish: odzyskać
  • European Portuguese: recuperar
  • Romanian: a recâștiga
  • Russian: возвращать
  • Latin American Spanish: recobrar
  • Swedish: återfå
  • Thai: ได้คืนมาอีก
  • Turkish: kendine gelmek
  • Ukrainian: повертати собі
  • Vietnamese: lấy lại

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Definition of regain from the Collins English Dictionary
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