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.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
The act of retaking; especially the retaking of a prize or goods from a captor. That which is captured back; a prize retaken.
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
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.
They’re incredibly personal attacks, and they’re not just attacks just on somebody’s position, they’re attacks about personal characteristics, that is part of the civility I think we need to recapture.
Fifty years from now, hopefully a winner who looks back at their envelope will recapture that moment in time when everybody was watching, and they announced in that millisecond who the Oscar winner was, it really becomes a keepsake that will last a lifetime.
If there’s a way to recapture a guy’s life, isn’t that an appropriate thing to try? it's not like I flipped a coin. I didn't have a crystal ball, and I did not know what would happen a year later.
They managed to stop the bleeding and increase average selling price, good sign, but they need to do more to localize their business model to address the growth in non-hardware related mobility and digital services if they are to recapture growth.
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