recovery
re·cov·ery /ri-'kə-və-rē/ n pl -er·ies
1: the act, process, or fact of recovering
2 a: the obtaining, getting back, or vindication of a right or property by judgment or decree; esp: the obtaining of damages
b: an amount awarded by or collected as a result of a judgment or decree

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

recovery
I (award) noun compensation, damages, defrayal, discharge, financial remuneration, indemnification, indemnity, reckoning, reclamation, recompense, recoupment, redress, remittal, remuneration, reparation, repayment, restitution, satisfaction associated concepts: primary recovery, recovery from an adversary foreign phrases:
- Frustra agit qui fudicium prosequi neqult cum effectu. — He sues vainly who cannot prosecute his judgment with effect
- Qui melius probat melius habet. — He who proves most recovers most
II (repossession) noun acquisition, evictio, obtainment, procuration, procurement, recapture, reclamation, recouping, redemption, regaining, regainment, replevin, replevy, rescue, restoration, retrieval, return, reversion, revindication, salvage, trover associated concepts: recovery of chattels III index adverse possession, boom (prosperity), compensation, cure, damages, expiation, improvement, out of pocket, progress, recompense, redemption, reform, repair, replacement, replevin, restitution, resurgence, revival, salvage, trover

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


recovery
n.
(1) A return to normal condition.
(2) The act of recovering something; the restoration of a right or possession.
(3) An amount awarded to the prevailing party in a lawsuit.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


recovery
The amount of money and any other right or property awarded to or received by a plaintiff in a lawsuit.
Category: Accidents & Injuries
Category: If, When & Where to File a Lawsuit
Category: Mediation, Arbitration & Collaborative Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


recovery
n. The getting back of something that was taken away; the amount awarded by a decree or judgment; the establishment by a court of a right to something by decree or judgment of a court.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


recovery
The acquisition of something of value through the judgment of a court, as the result of a lawsuit initiated for that purpose.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


recovery
The acquisition of something of value through the judgment of a court, as the result of a lawsuit initiated for that purpose.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

recovery
n.
   the amount of money and any other right or property received by a plaintiff in a lawsuit.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • recovery — late 14c., Anglo Fr. recoverie (c.1300) or O.Fr. recovree, from pp. of recovrer (see RECOVER (Cf. recover)) …   Etymology dictionary

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