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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-kap′tūr, v.t. to capture back or retake, esp. a prize from a captor.—n. act of retaking: a prize recaptured.—n. Recap′tor.
How to say recapture in sign language?
The numerical value of recapture in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of recapture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of recapture in a Sentence
Disconnecting from change does not recapture the past. It loses the future.
Our objectives are clear, recapture this criminal and punish each of his accomplices, it won't be easy.
We need to look beyond the current approach to expand the basket of freight commodities. We will make sure we recapture the traffic.
The U.S. government stands ready to work with our Mexican partners to provide any assistance that may help support his swift recapture.
It's only a movie and if you think you're going to go into the movie and recapture your childhood you're setting yourself up for disappointment.
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