What does retake mean?

Definitions for retake
riˈteɪk; ˈriˌteɪkre·take

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retake(verb)

    a shot or scene that is photographed again

  2. recapture, retake(verb)

    take back by force, as after a battle

    "The military forces managed to recapture the fort"

  3. recapture, retake(verb)

    capture again

    "recapture the escaped prisoner"

  4. retake(verb)

    photograph again

    "Please retake that scene"


  1. retake(Noun)

    a scene that is filmed again, or a picture that is photographed again

  2. retake(Verb)

    to take something again

  3. retake(Verb)

    to take something back

  4. retake(Verb)

    to capture or occupy somewhere again

  5. retake(Verb)

    to photograph or film again

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retake(verb)

    to take or receive again

  2. Retake(verb)

    to take from a captor; to recapture; as, to retake a ship or prisoners

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Retake

    rē-tāk′, v.t. to take or receive again: to recapture.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retake in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retake in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of retake in a Sentence

  1. Sam Stovall:

    The market has a singular focus to retake the old highs set back in May last year.

  2. Philip Breedlove:

    ANSF (Afghan National Security Forces) are preparing now to retake that part of the city and I have great confidence that they will do that.

  3. Thierry Vircoulon:

    If they feel a easing up of pressure from international forces on the ground, armed groups will try to retake the initiative and reimpose their views.

  4. Michael Pregent:

    The force to retake Mosul hasn't been built yet – we can not take it back with Peshmerga and Christian forces and we certainly can not take it back with Shia militias.

  5. Brigadier Rasool:

    We have troops who were able to retake land from Daesh, after the fall of Mosul, the Ministry of Defense’s joint command has resupplied and retrained the Iraqi security forces.

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