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retake

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verb re·take \(ˌ)rē-ˈtāk\

Simple Definition of retake

  • : to take (something) again

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of retake

retook

play \-ˈtu̇k\

retaken

play \-ˈtā-kən\

retaking

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to take or receive again

  3. 2 :  recapture

  4. 3 :  to photograph again

Examples of retake in a sentence

  1. They helped their party retake the Senate.

  2. He retook the lead close to the finish line.

  3. We will have to retake the photograph.

  4. Students can retake the test.



15th Century

First Known Use of retake

15th century


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retake

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noun re·take \ˈrē-ˌtāk\

Simple Definition of retake

  • : the act of filming, photographing, or recording something again

  • : an examination that a student takes again after failing or doing poorly the first time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of retake

  1. :  a subsequent filming, photographing, or recording undertaken to improve upon the first; also :  an instance of this

Examples of retake in a sentence

  1. The director called for a retake.



1916

First Known Use of retake

1916


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