Translation of "recapture" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌriːˈkæp.tʃər/ us /-tʃɚ/

to take something into your possession again, especially by force

capturar, volver a tomar
The army recaptured the town from the rebels.

If something recaptures a previous emotion or style, it makes you experience that emotion again or it repeats that style.

The film successfully recaptures the joyful style of the 1940s Hollywood musical.

(Translation of “recapture” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /riˈkӕptʃə/

to capture again

recobrar, reconquistar, volver a tomar
The soldiers recaptured the city
The prisoners were recaptured.

to convey (the feeling of something from the past)

rescatar, recuperar
The film attempts to recapture the atmosphere of medieval London.

(Translation of “recapture” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)