recapture (plural recaptures)
- The act of capturing again.
- The recapture of the escaped prisoner made the news.
- That which is captured back; a prize retaken.
- (finance) The retroactive collection of taxes that were not collectible at the time.
- Spanish: reconquista
recapture (recaptures, present participle recapturing; past and past participle recaptured)
- To capture something for a second or subsequent time, especially after a loss.
- The warden hoped to recapture the escaped prisoners before they reached the town.
- ''New engine designs permit the vehicle to recapture the kinetic energy lost through braking.
- German: wieder einfangen, zurückerobern
- Spanish: reconquistar