[verb] [T] - to take (something) into your possession again, esp. by forceThe army recaptured the town from the rebels.If something recaptures a previous emotion or style, it makes you experience that emotion again or it repeats that style.They took a second honeymoon and tried to recapture their earlier happiness.The film successfully recaptures the joyful style of the 1940s Hollywood musical.
Meaning of RECAPTURE in English
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012