Regain definition

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To discover or be able to follow (a trail or scent) after losing it.
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To manage to reach again.

Regained the summit.

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To get back; to recover possession of.
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To succeed in reaching again; get back to.
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To add back (body weight that has been lost).
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To recover possession of (something lost or taken away); get back.

Regained lost territory; regained their market share; regained the lead in the game.

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To occupy again.

Regained his seat at the table.

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To have (the use or control of something) restored; get back.

Regained the ownership of the team.

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To have the use of (a faculty, ability, or desirable condition) restored; be restored to (a normal or desirable condition).

Regained his balance; regained her confidence; regained their privacy.

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To get back into one's possession; recover.
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Origin of regain

  • From re- +"Ž gain.

    From Wiktionary