Definitions for recaptureriˈkæp tʃər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
re•cap•tureriˈkæp tʃər(v.; n.)-tured, -tur•ing
(v.t.)to capture again; retake.
(of a government) to take by recapture.
to recollect or reexperience (something past).
Category: Common Vocabulary
(n.)recovery or retaking by capture.
the taking by the government of a fixed part of all earnings in excess of a certain percentage of property value.
Internat. Law. the lawful reacquisition of a former possession.
the state or fact of being recaptured.
Origin of recapture:
a legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount
the act of taking something back
"She could not recapture that feeling of happiness"
take up anew
"The author recaptures an old idea here"
take back by force, as after a battle
"The military forces managed to recapture the fort"
"recapture the escaped prisoner"
The act of capturing again.
to capture something for a second or subsequent time, especially after a loss
the act of retaking or recovering by capture; especially, the retaking of a prize or goods from a captor
that which is captured back; a prize retaken
to capture again; to retake
Recapture is a 1930 drama in three acts by Preston Sturges, his third play to appear on Broadway. The Broadway production was directed by Don Mullally and produced by A.H. Woods. It opened on 29 January 1930 at the Eltinge 42nd Street Theatre, and ran for 24 performances, closing in February of that year. Appearing in the cast were Melvyn Douglas and Glenda Farrell.
Translations for recapture
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to capture again
The soldiers recaptured the city; The prisoners were recaptured.
- weer vangAfrikaans
- улавям отновоBulgarian
- recapturarPortuguese (BR)
- dobýt zpět; znovu chytitCzech
- zurückerobern, wieder ergreifenGerman
- ανακαταλαμβάνω, ξανασυλλαμβάνωGreek
- recobrar, reconquistar, volver a tomarSpanish
- tagasi vallutama, uuesti kinni võtmaEstonian
- دوباره دستگیر کردنFarsi
- vallata takaisinFinnish
- לִכבּוֹש מְחָדָשHebrew
- दोबारा बंदी बनानाHindi
- ponovno osvojitiCroatian
- menangkap kembaliIndonesian
- ná afturIcelandic
- riconquistare; ricatturareItalian
- 다시 체포하다Korean
- atgauti, vėl pagauti, užimtiLithuanian
- no jauna sagrābtLatvian
- menahan kembaliMalay
- gjenerobre, pågripe igjenNorwegian
- odbić, zająć/pochwycić ponowniePolish
- دوباره دستگیر کردنPersian
- بيانيول، بيرته لاس ته راوستلPashto
- a recapturaRomanian
- взять обратно; пойматьRussian
- znova dobyť; znova chytiťSlovak
- ponovno zavzetiSlovenian
- ponovo osvojitiSerbian
- återta, återerövraSwedish
- yeniden yakalamakTurkish
- 奪回，收復Chinese (Trad.)
- брати назадUkrainian
- دوبارہ پکڑناUrdu
- bắt lạiVietnamese
- 夺回，收复Chinese (Simp.)
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