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recapture (n.)

"the act of retaking; fact of being taken again; that which is retaken;" 1680s; see re- "back, again" + capture (n.).

recapture (v.)

"capture back or again, recover by capture," 1783; see re- "back, again" + capture (v.); perhaps formed to go with recapture (n.). Related: Recaptured; recapturing.

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Definitions of recapture from WordNet
1
recapture (v.)
experience anew;
She could not recapture that feeling of happiness
recapture (v.)
take up anew;
The author recaptures an old idea here
recapture (v.)
take back by force, as after a battle;
The military forces managed to recapture the fort
Synonyms: retake
recapture (v.)
capture again;
recapture the escaped prisoner
Synonyms: retake
2
recapture (n.)
a legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount;
recapture (n.)
the act of taking something back;
Synonyms: retaking
From wordnet.princeton.edu