Definition of Recapture

1. Noun. A legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount.

Generic synonyms: Seizure



2. Verb. Experience anew. "She could not recapture that feeling of happiness"
Generic synonyms: Experience, Feel

3. Noun. The act of taking something back.
Exact synonyms: Retaking
Generic synonyms: Recovery, Retrieval
Derivative terms: Retake

4. Verb. Take up anew. "The author recaptures an old idea here"
Generic synonyms: Capture

5. Verb. Take back by force, as after a battle. "The military forces managed to recapture the fort"
Exact synonyms: Retake
Generic synonyms: Take
Specialized synonyms: Reconquer
Derivative terms: Retaking

6. Verb. Capture again. "Recapture the escaped prisoner"
Exact synonyms: Retake
Generic synonyms: Capture, Catch, Get

Definition of Recapture

1. n. The act of retaking or recovering by capture; especially, the retaking of a prize or goods from a captor.

2. v. t. To capture again; to retake.

Definition of Recapture

1. Noun. The act of capturing again. ¹

2. Verb. to capture something for a second or subsequent time, especially after a loss ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Recapture

1. capture [v -TURED, -TURING, -TURES] - See also: capture

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Recapture

recapitulators
recapitulatory
recappable
recapped
recapper
recappers
recapping
recappings
recaps
recaption
recaptioned
recaptioning
recaptions
recaptor
recaptors
recapture (current term)
recaptured
recaptures
recapturing
recarbonise
recarbonize
recarbonized
recarbonizes
recarbonizing
recarnified
recarnify
recarpet
recarpeted
recarpeting
recarpets

Literary usage of Recapture

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1. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton (1904)
"But a mere rescue of a ship engaged in the same common enterprise gives no right to salvage (r). § 382 To entitle a party to salvage, as upon a recapture, ..."

2. Elements of International Law and Laws of War by Henry Wager Halleck (1874)
"recapture from pirates. Captures by pirates being unlawful, ... Joint recapture. The rules of joint capture, given in a preceding chapter, ..."

3. The Law of Nations Affecting Commerce During War: With a Review of the by Francis Henry Upton (1863)
"rescue defined of the property captured ; a recapture is where a prize, having been taken by an enemy, is recovered from his possession by the arrival of a ..."

4. Halleck's International Law, Or, Rules Regulating the Intercourse of States by Henry Wager Halleck (1893)
"The act of recapture was, therefore, on their part, a voluntary act.1 § 26. Captures by pirates being unlawful, no title can pro- ..."

5. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1921)
"The case of recapture is likewise different from escape. Here too Municipal Law has to determine whether, or not, the former ownership revives, ..."

6. Institutes of International Law by Richard Wildman (1849)
"OF recapture AND SALVAGE. SALVAGE may be considered with respect to the ... Of the recapture of British property. No question of salvage arises in the case ..."

7. International Law by John Westlake (1907)
"305, where the captors had been prevented by the weather from sending a boat on board the prize, and The Pensa- mento Feliz, Edw. 115, where the recapture ..."

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