Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


There was no doubt but that they meant to re-take him were such a thing possible.

There, if the Viceroy be not gone, and I do not believe he has yet departed, are one thousand soldiers to re-take the city.

He seemed to take everything as a matter of course, and as a matter of course was going to re-take the house.

Next morning they would assault and re-take the towers, then march to the relief of Beaugency.

The devil could not have devised a more subtle trap to re-take a backsliding penitent.

As soon as the commander-in-chief heard of the capture of the frigate by the mutineers, he became very anxious to re-take her.

No sooner had she struck than the squadron hove-to and the boats were ordered to pull in to re-take her.

The Frenchmen, who must by this time have seen the raft, appeared determined to re-take them.

"I guess we'll have to make a re-take in getting back our films," he added, with grim humor.