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Meaning of RECAPTURE

Pronunciation:  ree'kapchur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of taking something back
  2. [n]  a legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount
  3. [v]  capture again, as of an escaped prisoner
  4. [v]  capture anew
  5. [v]  capture anew; "The author recaptures an old idea here"
  6. [v]  experience anew; "She could not recapture that feeling of happiness"
  7. [v]  take back by force, as after a battle; "The military forces managed to recapture the fort"

RECAPTURE is a 9 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: retake, retake, retaking
 See Also: capture, capture, catch, experience, feel, get, recovery, retrieval, seizure, take



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Re*cap"ture\ (?; 135), n.
    1. The act of retaking or recovering by capture; especially,
       the retaking of a prize or goods from a captor.
    2. That which is captured back; a prize retaken.
  2. \Re*cap"ture\, v. t.
    To capture again; to retake.