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regain

EN[-eɪn]
FR regain

    Definition of regain in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGregainsPRregainingPT, PPregainedPREre-SUF-ain
    1. VT To get back; to recover possession of.
      1. Sarkozy's total will be seen as a personal failure. It is the first time an outgoing president has failed to win a first-round vote in the past 50 years and makes it harder for Sarkozy to regain momentum.
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • This is a common experience among drug addicts who need stronger and stronger doses to regain the old 'kicks'.
      • Just before hitting the guardrail the driver was able to regain control and pull out of the skid.
      • And although Tottenham can regain fourth place with a home victory over Manchester United on Sunday, there were plenty of signs that the champions may have turned a corner.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Prefixes
        • Words by prefix
          • Words prefixed with re-
      • Verbs
        • Transitive verbs
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      1. en regained
      2. fr regain
      3. en regains
      4. en regainer
      5. en regainers
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      Meaning of regain for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "regain" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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