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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of taking something back; A legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount v. - Capture again; Take up anew; Experience anew; Take back by force, as after a battle.

Usage examples (37)
  • She could not recapture that feeling of happiness
  • recapture the escaped prisoner
  • The military forces managed to recapture the fort
  • Zoe Lofgren yesterday introduced a bill into the House to do what they call recapture 550,000 visas at a time when the unemployment rate in this country is 6.1 percent. for more
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