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Synonyms for recapture
riˈkæp tʃərre·cap·ture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recapturenoun

    a legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount


  2. recapture, retakingverb

    the act of taking something back


  3. recaptureverb

    experience anew

    "She could not recapture that feeling of happiness"


  4. recaptureverb

    take up anew

    "The author recaptures an old idea here"


  5. recapture, retakeverb

    take back by force, as after a battle

    "The military forces managed to recapture the fort"


  6. recapture, retakeverb

    capture again

    "recapture the escaped prisoner"


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Editors Contribution

  1. clawback

    an income tax term

    the depreciation was recaptured when he sold the car.

    Submitted by rinat on March 27, 2016  

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  1. Edward McLaughlin:

    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.

  2. Attorney General Loretta Lynch:

    The U.S. government stands ready to work with our Mexican partners to provide any assistance that may help support his swift recapture.

  3. Osorio Chong:

    Our objectives are clear, recapture this criminal and punish each of his accomplices, it won't be easy.

  4. Mark Hamill:

    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.

  5. Kathleen Norris:

    Disconnecting from change does not recapture the past. It loses the future.

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