As verbs the difference between regain and retake
is that regain
is to get back; to recover possession of while retake
is to take something again.
As a noun retake is
a scene that is filmed again, or a picture that is photographed again.
To get back; to recover possession of.
, date=April 23
, author=Angelique Chrisafis
, title=François Hollande on top but far right scores record result in French election
, work=the Guardian
, passage=Sarkozy's total will be seen as a personal failure. It is the first time an outgoing president has failed to win a first-round vote in the past 50 years and makes it harder for Sarkozy to regain
to take something again
to take something back
to capture or occupy somewhere again
:The army tried repeatedly to retake the fort they had been driven from.
to photograph or film again
a scene that is filmed again, or a picture that is photographed again