Associations to the word «Recapture»


RECAPTURE, noun. The act of capturing again.
RECAPTURE, noun. That which is captured back; a prize retaken.
RECAPTURE, verb. To capture something for a second or subsequent time, especially after a loss

Dictionary definition

RECAPTURE, noun. A legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount.
RECAPTURE, noun. The act of taking something back.
RECAPTURE, verb. Experience anew; "She could not recapture that feeling of happiness".
RECAPTURE, verb. Take up anew; "The author recaptures an old idea here".
RECAPTURE, verb. Take back by force, as after a battle; "The military forces managed to recapture the fort".
RECAPTURE, verb. Capture again; "recapture the escaped prisoner".

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