- to get (something) again
- I regained [=recovered] my health/strength.
- She fell into a coma and never regained consciousness.
- He slipped but quickly regained his footing.
- The actor has recently regained some of his former popularity.
- The pilot struggled to regain control of the plane.
- The home team attempted/tried to regain possession of the ball.
- They finally regained the shore.