1. to get back something which has been lost
    Examplesto recover damages from the driver of the car • to start a court action to recover property • He never recovered his money. • The initial investment was never recovered.
  2. to get better, to rise
    ExamplesThe market has not recovered from the rise in oil prices. • The stock market fell in the morning, but recovered during the afternoon.

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unlawful detainer right of contribution