recapture
re·cap·ture 1 /ˌrē-'kap-chər/ vt -tured, -tur·ing
1: to capture again
2: to recover or take (as an excess or gain) by law or agreement; esp: to recover (a tax benefit) by higher or additional taxation of income or property that ceases to qualify for a credit or deduction or by taxing gain realized from the sale or exchange of such property
the government recaptured the depreciation by taxing the gain resulting from the difference between the sale price and the basis after depreciation
recapture 2 n
1: the act or process of recapturing
2: an amount recaptured or subject to recapture

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

recapture
index rearrest, recoup (regain), recover, recovery (repossession), redeem (repurchase), repossess, rescue, salvage

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


recapture
v.
(1) To collect tax that was previously claimed by a taxpayer as a deduction or credit.
(2) To take back something that has been captured by an enemy.
n.
recapture

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


recapture
In tax law, the requirement that a taxpayer - upon the sale of property - pay the amount of tax savings from past years due to accelerated depreciation or deferred capital gains.
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement → Taxes

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

recapture
n.
   in income tax, the requirement that upon sale of property the taxpayer pay the amount of tax savings from past years due to accelerated depreciation or deferred capital gains.
   See also: income tax

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Recapture — Re*cap ture (r[ e]*k[a^]p t[ u]r; 135), n. 1. The act of retaking or recovering by capture; especially, the retaking of a prize or goods from a captor. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is captured back; a prize retaken. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Recapture — Re*cap ture, v. t. To capture again; to retake. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recapture — [ʀəkaptyʀ] n. f. ÉTYM. V. 1970; de re , et capture, pour traduire l angl. uptake. ❖ ♦ Biol. Récupération des neuromédiateurs par les terminaisons nerveuses …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • recapture — 1680s (n.), 1783 (v.), from RE (Cf. re ) back, again + CAPTURE (Cf. capture). Related: Recaptured; recapturing …   Etymology dictionary

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  • recapture — re|cap|ture [ ,ri kæptʃər ] verb transitive 1. ) to use force to get an area into your control again: Rebel forces have recaptured the city. a ) to win something again from an opponent: Martin recaptured the lead from Bodine on the second lap of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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