"recapture" in the noun sense
a legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount
2. recapture, retaking
the act of taking something back
"recapture" in the verb sense
"She could not recapture that feeling of happiness"
take up anew
"The author recaptures an old idea here"
3. recapture, retake
take back by force, as after a battle
"The military forces managed to recapture the fort"
4. recapture, retake
"recapture the escaped prisoner"
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