Definition of "retake" []

  • To take back or again. (verb-transitive)
  • To recapture. (verb-transitive)
  • To photograph, film, or record again. (verb-transitive)
  • A taking again. (noun)
  • The act or an instance of photographing, filming, or recording again. (noun)
  • To take back or capture again (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To shoot again (a shot or scene) (verb)
  • To tape again (a recording) (verb)
  • A rephotographed shot or scene (noun)
  • A retaped recording (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "retake" in a sentence
  • "The Bavarian was overofficious when he insisted Nuri Sahin retake his penalty – the Turkish midfielder missed, didn't see another blatant penalty for the home side and completely messed up in the last minute of added time when he falsely awarded a Antonio Da Silva free-kick that led to the equaliser."
  • "Barbour told CNN Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley that Republicans would again retake control of the House and the Senate if the election were held now."
  • "Yesterday there was a mega march (International Day of Women) and I'm told there were hundreds of police with dogs, horses, motorcycles etc. blocking the zocalo so that protestors wouldn't "retake" it."