verb re·take \(ˌ)rē-ˈtāk\

: to take (something) again


Full Definition of RETAKE

transitive verb
:  to take or receive again
:  recapture
:  to photograph again

Examples of RETAKE

  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.

First Known Use of RETAKE

15th century


noun re·take \ˈrē-ˌtāk\

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

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

Full Definition of RETAKE

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

Examples of RETAKE

  1. The director called for a retake.

First Known Use of RETAKE



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