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-cĭpĕro (rĕcŭp- ), āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. capio, get or obtain again; to regain, recover, etc. (good prose; cf.: reparo, redimo).
II. Trop.
A. To obtain again, regain, recover: “si et vos et me ipsum reciperaro,Cic. Fam. 14, 1, 3; cf.: “illum per te,id. Q. Fr. 1, 2, 4 fin.: “adulescentulos,to gain over again, regain, Nep. Ages. 6 fin.: “se quiete reciperare,to recruit, recover themselves, Varr. R. R. 1, 13; “so mid.: radices arborum reciperantur,Vitr. 2, 9.—
B. To revive, restore (late Lat.): “crede Deo et reciperabit te,Vulg. Ecclus. 2, 6: “templum,id. 2 Macc. 2, 23.
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