regain

  • 1 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

  • 2 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… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

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

    Law dictionary

  • 6 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

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

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

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

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 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

  • 12 regain — verb ADVERB ▪ completely, fully ▪ He hadn t completely regained his strength. ▪ quickly, rapidly ▪ soon ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 regain — 01. The former champion has been unsuccessful in a number of attempts at [regaining] his title. 02. The patient finally [regained] consciousness after being in a coma for a week. 03. In 1961, Cuban exiles supported by the U.S. tried and failed to …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 regain — (re ghin) s. m. 1°   Nom donné à la seconde coupe des prairies naturelles et aux dernières coupes des prairies artificielles. •   Regain ou revivre, VAUBAN. Dîme, p. 193. •   Ne parlez pas à un grand nombre de bourgeois, ni de guérets, ni de… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 15 regain */*/ — UK [rɪˈɡeɪn] / US verb [transitive] Word forms regain : present tense I/you/we/they regain he/she/it regains present participle regaining past tense regained past participle regained 1) to get something again that you lost, especially an ability… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 Regain — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le regain est l herbe qui repousse après la fenaison du foin. Cette herbe est également fauchée pour servir de fourrage. Regain est un roman de Jean Giono …

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  • 17 regain — re|gain [ rı geın ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to get back something you lost, especially an ability or a mental state: You should soon regain your appetite. After losing the second set, Fowler regained his confidence and won the third set. Kocek… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 regain — [[t]rɪge͟ɪn[/t]] regains, regaining, regained 1) VERB If you regain something that you have lost, you get it back again. [V n] Troops have regained control of the city... [V n] It took him a while to regain his composure. 2) VERB If you regain a… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 REGAIN — s. m. L herbe qui revient dans les prés après qu ils ont été fauchés. Ce n est pas du premier foin, ce n est que du regain. On enlève, on rentre les regains.   Il se dit, figurément et familièrement, de La fraîcheur et de l embonpoint qui… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 20 REGAIN — n. m. Herbe qui repousse dans les prés après qu’ils ont été fauchés. Il y aura du regain cette année. On rentre les regains. Il s’emploie aussi figurément et signifie Reprise de possession d’un avantage qu’on avait perdu, retour du moins apparent …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)