Recovery is a condition in which real GDP begins to grow again, following a recession.
Recovery also refers to
1. In air (aviation) operations, that phase of a mission that involves the return of an aircraft to a land base or platform afloat.
2. The retrieval of a mine from the location where emplaced.
3. In personnel recovery, actions taken to physically gain custody of isolated personnel and return them to friendly control.
4. Actions taken to extricate damaged or disabled equipment for return to friendly control or repair at another location.
Recovery is the according to the President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Illness, a process by which people who have a mental illness are able to work, learn and participate fully in their communities. For some individuals, recovery is the ability to live a fulfilling and productive life despite a disability. For others, recovery implies the reduction or complete remission of symptoms.