recaption

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ caption

Noun[edit]

recaption (countable and uncountable, plural recaptions)

  1. (law) The lawful claim and recovery, by a person, of goods wrongly taken from him

Verb[edit]

recaption (third-person singular simple present recaptions, present participle recaptioning, simple past and past participle recaptioned)

  1. (transitive) To assign a new caption to.
    The newspaper was forced to recaption the photograph to avoid a libel suit.

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