verb (used with object), re·took, re·tak·en, re·tak·ing.
Related formsre·tak·er, noun
Examples from the Web for retaken
She said sometimes there are technical difficulties, of course, and shots have to be retaken.Jersey Shore in Italy: How Much of It is Really Real?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|June 10, 2011|DAILY BEAST
It was given up, but retaken later in the day, with some loss.Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Complete|Ulysses S. Grant
It was the opinion of our captors that only a few men having been put on board, the crew had risen and retaken the vessel.Won from the Waves|W.H.G. Kingston
The town was taken and retaken several times during the sanguinary war of the Mexican revolution.An Old Sailor's Yarns|Nathaniel Ames
Rome is utterly deserted for six weeks; it is retaken by Belisarius, who repairs the walls.
To-day we must feast again when we have retaken the baggage.Real Gold|George Manville Fenn