retake

[ verb ree-teyk; noun ree-teyk ]
/ verb riˈteɪk; noun ˈriˌteɪk /

verb (used with object), re·took, re·tak·en, re·tak·ing.

to take again; take back.
to recapture.
to photograph or film again.

noun

the act of photographing or filming again.
a picture, scene, sequence, etc., that is to be or has been photographed or filmed again.

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Origin of retake

First recorded in 1580–90; re- + take

OTHER WORDS FROM retake

re·tak·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for retake

retake

verb (riːˈteɪk) -takes, -taking, -took or -taken (tr)

to take back or capture againto retake a fortress
films to shoot again (a shot or scene)
to tape again (a recording)

noun (ˈriːˌteɪk)

films a rephotographed shot or scene
a retaped recording

Derived forms of retake

retaker, noun
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