Re*cov"er*a*ble (-?*b'l), a. [Cf. F. recouvrable.]

Capable of being recovered or regained; capable of being brought back to a former condition, as from sickness, misfortune, etc.; obtainable from a debtor or possessor; as, the debt is recoverable; goods lost or sunk in the ocean are not recoverable.

A prodigal course Is like the sun's; but not, like his, recoverable. Shak.

If I am recoverable, why am I thus? Cowper.

-- Re*cov"er*a*ble*ness, n.


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