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recapture

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of recapture

  1. the act or process of getting something back <the recapture of the territory may take longer than expected>




recapture

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of recapture

  1. to get again in one's possession <our team managed to recapture the ball after the fumble> Synonyms get back, reacquire, recover, reclaim, re-collect, recoup, regain, repossess, retake, retrieveRelated Words recruit, replenish; redeem, repurchase; rescueNear Antonyms lose, mislay, misplace





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