What does retake mean?

Definitions for retake
riˈteɪk; ˈriˌteɪkre·take

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retakeverb

    a shot or scene that is photographed again

  2. recapture, retakeverb

    take back by force, as after a battle

    "The military forces managed to recapture the fort"

  3. recapture, retakeverb

    capture again

    "recapture the escaped prisoner"

  4. retakeverb

    photograph again

    "Please retake that scene"


  1. retakenoun

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

  2. retakeverb

    to take something again

  3. retakeverb

    to take something back

  4. retakeverb

    to capture or occupy somewhere again

  5. retakeverb

    to photograph or film again

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retakeverb

    to take or receive again

  2. Retakeverb

    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. Harry Reid:

    I think we're going to win back the Senate. ... But the one goal that I have, and I will be unrelenting on that, is to do everything I can to make sure that we retake the Senate.

  2. 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.

  3. Fadi Ahmad:

    The regime wants to try to retake all of northern Latakia before Feb. 26, the battles are very fierce. Yesterday, there were heavy battles in the part of rural Latakia that is still with us.

  4. 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.

  5. Sam Stovall:

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

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