Part of speech: verb

To capture again.

Part of speech: noun

The act of retaking; a prize retaken.

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Usage examples "recapture":

  1. Sherman, being ordered by General Grant early in the morning to advance and recapture his camps, sent his staff out to gather in the members of his command. - "From Fort Henry to Corinth", Manning Ferguson Force.
  2. In May last I gave orders for the exercise of the utmost vigilance on the part of our troops for the suppression of these raids and the punishment of the guilty parties, as well as the recapture of property stolen by them. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  3. This recapture made a great deal of noise. - "Poor Jack", Frederick Marryat.