regain

regain
regain re‧gain [rɪˈgeɪn] verb
regain (lost) ground to start to be more successful again after a difficult period of time:

• The dollar regained some of its lost ground today.

• He stressed that the company was confident of regaining lost ground thanks to new product promotions.

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regain UK US /rɪˈgeɪn/ verb [T]
to take or get possession of something again: regain a level/presence/share »

ABM is struggling to regain its market share.

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The company needs to regain control of its finances.

regain (lost) ground — Cf. regain lost ground

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • regain — [ rəgɛ̃ ] n. m. • regaïnXIIe; de re et a. fr. gaïn; lat. pop. °waidimen, frq. °waida « prairie »; cf. gagner 1 ♦ Herbe qui repousse dans une prairie après la première coupe. Faucher le regain d un pré. ⇒ recoupe. « les prairies où sèchent les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • regain — Regain. s. m. La seconde herbe qui vient dans les prez bas quand ils ont esté fauchez. Ce n est pas de bon foin, ce n est que du regain …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Regain — Re*gain (r?*g?n ), v. t. [Pref. re + gain: cf. F. regagner.] To gain anew; to get again; to recover, as what has escaped or been lost; to reach again. [1913 Webster] Syn: To recover; reobtain; repossess; retrieve. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • regain — index collect (recover money), reclaim, recover, redeem (repurchase), repossess Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • regain — (v.) 1540s, from M.Fr. regaigner, from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) + gaginer, from O.Fr. gaaignier (see GAIN (Cf. gain) (v.)). Related: Regained; regaining …   Etymology dictionary

  • regain — *recover, recruit, recoup, retrieve Analogous words: gain, *reach, compass, attain, achieve: redeem, reclaim, save (see RESCUE): restore, *renew …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • regain — [v] get back, get back to achieve, attain, compass, gain, get out from under, get well, make well, reach, reach again, reacquire, reattain, recapture, reclaim, recoup, recover, recruit, redeem, repossess, retake, retrieve, return to, save, take… …   New thesaurus

  • regain — Regain, m. acut. Est composé de ces deux entiers Re, et gaing, et signifie l herbe qui recroist au pré apres qu il a esté fauché, qu on appelle la seconde herbe, Foenum repullulans, renatum, Comme si on disoit, Secundum lucrum, Et à cela d… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • regain — ► VERB 1) obtain possession or use of (something lost) again. 2) get back to …   English terms dictionary

  • regain — [ri gān′] vt. [MFr regaigner: see RE & GAIN1] 1. to get back into one s possession; recover 2. to succeed in reaching again; get back to SYN. RECOVER …   English World dictionary

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