HyperDic: recapture

English > 6 senses of the word recapture:
VERBemotionrecaptureexperience anew
creationrecapturetake up anew
possessionrecapture, retaketake back by force, as after a battle
contactrecapture, retakecapture again
NOUNactrecapturea legal seizure by the government of profits / profits beyond a fixed amount
actrecapture, retakingthe act of taking something back
recapture > pronunciation
Soundsriykae'pcher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > recapture: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA legal seizure by the government of profits / profits beyond a fixed amount.
BroaderseizureThe taking possession of something by legal process
English > recapture: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of taking something back.
Synonymretaking
Broaderrecovery, retrievalThe act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
Spanishreconquista
Catalanreconquesta
Verbsrecapturecapture again
recapturetake back by force, as after a battle
English > recapture: 6 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningExperience anew.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She could not recapture that feeling of happiness"
Broaderfeel, experienceUndergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
Spanishrecapturar, reconquistar, revivir
English > recapture: 6 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningtake up anew.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The author recaptures an old idea here"
Broadercapturesucceed in representing or expressing something intangible
Spanishrecapturar, recaptutar, recoger
English > recapture: 6 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningtake back by force, as after a battle.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Example"The military forces managed to recapture the fort"
Synonymretake
Narrowerreconquerconquer anew
BroadertakeTake by force
Spanishreconquistar
Nounsrecapturethe act of taking something back
English > recapture: 6 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningcapture again.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"recapture the escaped prisoner"
Synonymretake
Broaderget, catch, capturesucceed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
Spanishrecapturar, recaptutar, retomar
Nounsrecapturethe act of taking something back

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