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Noun regaining has 1 sense
  1. restitution, return, restoration, regaining - getting something back again; "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"
    --1 is a kind of acquisition
    --1 has particulars: clawback
    Derived form: verb regain1
Verb regain has 2 senses
  1. recover, retrieve, find, regain - get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"
    --1 is one way to get, acquire
    Derived form: noun regaining1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  2. find, regain - come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!"
    --2 is one way to get, acquire
    Sample sentence:
    They regain the money in the closet
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