to take again; take back.
to photograph or film again.
the act of photographing or filming again.
a picture, scene, sequence, etc., that is to be or has been photographed or filmed again.
- re·tak·er, noun
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How to use retake in a sentence
Imagine a student has two equally important math tests in a semester, no retakes.The Learning Curve: The Future of Grading Will Not Be A’s and B’s or 0’s and 100’s | Will Huntsberry and Julia Woock | December 30, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
“She scored so high they said, ‘This is wrong, you have to retake it,’” the father recalls.For Next AG, Obama Picks a Quiet Fighter With a Heavy Punch | Michael Daly | November 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
What happens if the ground offensive is stalled and they are not able to retake Fallujah or Tikrit?Can Obama Keep His Generals in Check in the War Against ISIS? | Eli Lake, Josh Rogin | September 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In a televised address announcing that a fight-back had begun, he promised government forces would retake Mosul.
The best scenario for a lot of people is if the Republicans retake the Senate and lose McConnell.
As the Kenyan government struggled to retake the mall, Shabaab lobbed taunt after taunt.
The Spanish ships retired before Macnamara, and he ran under the guns of the forts of Colonia, in order to retake the place.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria Graham
Marlborough then prepared to take the offensive, and ordered Colonel Cadogan to retake Eynes.The Cornet of Horse | G. A. Henty
The Americans fitted out a large military force to retake Detroit, and overthrow the Indians who threatened the settlements.Four American Indians | Edson L. Whitney
The mountaineer and his men dashed to the rescue, recaptured all the cattle, but were unable to retake the horses.The Life of Kit Carson | Edward S. Ellis
The Russians made three attempts to retake it, the last led by a large body of officers alone.The Life of Gordon, Volume I | Demetrius Charles Boulger
British Dictionary definitions for retake
to take back or capture again: to retake a fortress
films to shoot again (a shot or scene)
to tape again (a recording)
films a rephotographed shot or scene
a retaped recording
- retaker, noun
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