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Definition 1: the act of taking something back - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for recapture in the sense of this definition

(recapture is a kind of ...) the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)

Definition 2: a legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount - [noun denoting act]

(recapture is a kind of ...) the taking possession of something by legal process

Definition 3: capture again - [verb of contact]

Samples where recapture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • recapture the escaped prisoner

Synonyms for recapture in the sense of this definition

(recapture is a kind of ...) succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

"We finally got the suspect" "Did you catch the thief?"

Definition 4: take up anew - [verb of creation]

Samples where recapture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The author recaptures an old idea here

(recapture is a kind of ...) succeed in representing or expressing something intangible

"capture the essence of Spring" "capture an idea"

Definition 5: experience anew - [verb of emotion]

Samples where recapture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She could not recapture that feeling of happiness

(recapture is a kind of ...) undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

"She felt resentful" "He felt regret"

Definition 6: take back by force, as after a battle - [verb of possession]

Samples where recapture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The military forces managed to recapture the fort

Synonyms for recapture in the sense of this definition

(recapture is a kind of ...) take by force

"Hitler took the Baltic Republics" "The army took the fort on the hill"

(... is a kind of recapture ) conquer anew

"The country reconquered the territory lost in the previous war"

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