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re·cap·ture

recapture

 
pronunciation:
ri kaep chr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: recaptures, recapturing, recaptured
definition 1: to take, catch, or capture again.
The team was able to recapture some of the points they had lost.We recaptured our runaway kittens.
similar words:
regain
definition 2: to remember clearly.
When I smell gingerbread, I can recapture the memory of my grandmother's kitchen.
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act of capturing again or the condition of being captured again.
The recapture of the escaped giraffe took the zookeepers many hours.
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