- 1recapture something to win back a place, position, etc. that was previously taken from you by an enemy or a rival Government troops soon recaptured the island.
- 2recapture somebody/something to catch a person or an animal that has escaped
- 3recapture something to bring back a feeling or repeat an experience that you had in the past He was trying to recapture the happiness of his youth.
NAmE//ˌriˈkæptʃər//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they recapture
he / she / it recaptures
past simple recaptured
-ing form recapturing
the recapture of towns occupied by the rebels
recapturenoun[uncountable]jump to other results