To regain something is to get it back after it has been lost or stolen. When you regain your memory, you suddenly remember things that you had forgotten.

  • After he regained his memory, he wanted to know what had happened between him and the girl.

  • After the animal had been lost for a few days, it was finally found and regain by the police.

Definition of regains


get or find back; recover the use of


find, recover, retrieve


come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost



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Example Sentences for regains

  • 1

    Poonsawat determined to regain title.

  • 2

    He regained the seat in this election.

  • 3

    He tried to regain the crown.

  • 4

    The man regained composure and followed.

  • 5

    They must regain leadership role.

  • 6

    Maybe you are the one that needs to regain it.

  • 7

    The intent was to regain speed at the top of the loop.

  • 8

    The latter name has regained preeminence.

  • 9

    It regained parochial status in the middle of the 15th century.

  • 10

    Doggett regains consciousness, but is breathing with the help of a respirator.