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English noun: retake

1. retake (act) a shot or scene that is photographed again

Broader (hypernym)take

English verb: retake

1. retake (possession) take back by force, as after a battle

SamplesThe military forces managed to recapture the fort.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody

Broader (hypernym)take

Narrower (hyponym)reconquer

2. retake (contact) capture again

SamplesRecapture the escaped prisoner.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)capture, catch, get

3. retake (communication) photograph again

SamplesPlease retake that scene.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)photograph, shoot, snap

Domain categoryphotography, picture taking

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