What is another word for retaken?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪtˈe͡ɪkən] (IPA)

Retaken is a word that is commonly used to refer to the action of reclaiming or recapturing something that was lost or taken away. While it is an effective word for this purpose, there are several other synonyms that can be used instead. These include reacquired, regained, recouped, reclaimed, recovered, and rescued. Each of these words carries a similar meaning, and they can be used interchangeably depending on the context. Whether you are writing a report, an essay, or a simple message, using synonyms for retaken can help add variety and make your message more engaging and precise.

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Usage examples for Retaken

Greene, without pay, without clothing, and as we have seen frequently without ammunition, had driven the enemy from all their strong holds but one; had defeated them in battle, and retaken all South Carolina but a neck of land.
"A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion"
William Dobein James
I believed that the lieutenant was right, and it lessened my hopes of the brig being retaken; still I did not abandon them altogether, and the thought contributed to keep up my spirits.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston
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

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