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recover (something)

(verb, transitive) to get back something lost or spent
失而復得,重新得到

Police only recover a very small percentage of stolen goods.
警方只追回了被盜貨物的一小部分。
She was astonished to see me, but she soon recovered her composure/herself (= soon gave the appearance of being calm).
她見到我很震驚,但很快就鎮定了下來。
The initial outlay of setting up a company is considerable and it takes a while to recover those costs.
創建新公司的初始費用非常巨大,要過很長時間才能收回那些成本。

Source: https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-chinese-traditional/recover

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