Recapture definition

rē-kăpchər
To capture again.
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To recall or recreate.

An attempt to recapture the past.

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To capture again; retake; get back by capture; reacquire.
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To acquire by the government procedure of recapture.
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The act or an instance of retaking booty or goods.
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The act of retaking or recovering.
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The condition of having been retaken or recovered.
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The recovery by the government of the amount of money equal to certain tax benefits or unpaid because of deductions previously taken by a taxpayer.
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The procedure for such recovery.
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To get by recapture.
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To bring back by remembering.

To recapture a feeling.

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A recapturing or being recaptured.
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The placing in reserve or the taking by the government under law of a fixed portion of all business earnings exceeding a specified percentage of property value.
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That which is recaptured.
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The act of capturing again.

The recapture of the escaped prisoner made the news.

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That which is captured back; a prize retaken.
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To capture something for a second or subsequent time, especially after a loss.

The warden hoped to recapture the escaped prisoners before they reached the town.

New engine designs permit the vehicle to recapture the kinetic energy lost through braking.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
recapture
Plural:
recaptures