retake - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participleretaking
past tenseretook
past participleretaken
  1. 1
    to take control of a place again using military force

    Soldiers came to retake the village.

  2. 2
    to photograph or record something again because it was not satisfactory
  3. 3
    to take an examination again because you failed it on the previous occasion
  4. 4
    to perform a kick or a hit again in a game such as football

    The kick had to be retaken.