Meaning of RECAPTURE in English

— recapturable , adj.

/ree kap"cheuhr/ , v. , recaptured, recapturing , n.


1. to capture again; recover by capture; retake.

2. (of a government) to take by recapture.

3. to recollect or reexperience (something past).


4. the recovery or retaking by capture.

5. the taking by the government of a fixed part of all earnings in excess of a certain percentage of property value, as in the case of a railroad.

6. Internat. Law. the lawful reacquisition of a former possession.

7. the state or fact of being recaptured.

[ 1745-55; RE- + CAPTURE ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .