capture, gaining control, seizure(noun)
the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field
any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle
the act of taking of a person by force
the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board
succeed in representing or expressing something intangible
"capture the essence of Spring"; "capture an idea"
capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant(verb)
attract; cause to be enamored
"She captured all the men's hearts"
hitch, tempt, take in, delight, ravish, conquer, beguile, get, witch, spellbind, trip up, transfix, mesmerize, captivate, view, arrest, enamour, grip, trance, jinx, fascinate, enamor, see, enrapture, enthrall, becharm, mesmerise, hex, magnetise, intrigue, hoodwink, transport, catch up with, enthral, watch, seize, entrance, charm, glamour, pick up, overhear, appropriate, catch, influence, magnetize, overtake, grab, enchant, juggle, take hold of, bewitch
get, catch, capture(verb)
succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
"We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
overhear, take, pick up, catch up with, make, mystify, experience, develop, draw, have, become, sustain, receive, scram, conquer, amaze, stimulate, sire, drive, engender, enamour, trance, go, fix, pay back, get under one's skin, stick, suffer, beat, set about, get down, arrive, fascinate, enamor, becharm, incur, contract, bring forth, grow, dumbfound, stupefy, start, take hold of, captivate, arrest, bring, bewilder, see, mother, induce, buzz off, catch, let, obtain, beget, flummox, entrance, get, generate, grab, find, watch, appropriate, take in, produce, start out, pose, view, vex, enchant, aim, hitch, perplex, overtake, gravel, begin, fetch, seize, father, commence, beguile, trip up, puzzle, set out, convey, acquire, come, pay off, bugger off, cause, bewitch, nonplus, charm, baffle
bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit
"This nucleus has captured the slow-moving neutrons"; "The star captured a comet"
appropriate, capture, seize, conquer(verb)
take possession of by force, as after an invasion
"the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle"
usurp, fascinate, attach, earmark, sequester, conquer, beguile, impound, get, allow, captivate, enamour, suppress, trance, confiscate, get hold of, assume, prehend, enamor, take over, becharm, reserve, arrogate, subdue, curb, stamp down, set aside, seize, clutch, entrance, inhibit, charm, appropriate, catch, grab, enchant, bewitch
capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
"I caught a rabbit in the trap today"
beguile, watch, view, enamour, overhear, entrance, appropriate, see, fascinate, enchant, catch up with, charm, trip up, catch, bewitch, take in, becharm, overtake, conquer, get, grab, trance, take hold of, hitch, pick up, seize, enamor, arrest, captivate
English Synonyms and Antonyms
The legal term arrest carries always the implication of a legal offense; this is true even of arresting for debt. But one may be detained by process of law when no offense is alleged against him, as in the case of a witness who is held in a house of detention till a case comes to trial. One may be restrained of his liberty without arrest, as in an insane asylum; an individual or corporation may be restrained by injunction from selling certain property. In case of an arrest, an officer may secure his prisoner by fetters, by a locked door, or other means effectually to prevent escape. Capture is commonly used of seizure by armed force; as, to capture a ship, a fort, etc. Compare HINDER; OBSTRUCT.
Arrested for crime, on suspicion, by the sheriff; on, upon, or by virtue of a warrant; on final process; in execution.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
List of paraphrases for "capture":
catch, captures, capturing, trapping, pickup, seizure, uptake, catching, seize, catchment, arrest, live-capture, harvest, entrapment, catches, trap, collection, sequestration, apprehension, apprehend, collect, harvesting, grasp, abstraction, arrested, captured, conquer
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How to use capture in a sentence?
( companies) haven't created the space to think about what is possible to capture.
The Kurds have shown themselves more able than we were expecting to conduct offense. We’ve always known the Kurds could defend Kurdish territory particularly well, but the capture of [the air base] is a positive sign that they can move forward.
You can't capture this on an iPad or a flat screen or even an oil painting. You've got to come here and breathe it in yourself.
The comment was written on a makeshift wall on our private property, normally used for a game of capture the flag, to mock the ideologies of a political candidate.
These are plans orchestrated by the right wing, we hope to capture the person responsible.
Translations for capture
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- пленяване, хващам, хващане, взимам, улавям, плячка, пленявам, пленникBulgarian
- captura, capturarCatalan, Valencian
- zachytit, zajmout, vzítCzech
- Fang, gefangen nehmen, Erfassung, einfangen, Gefangennahme, fangen, FestnahmeGerman
- captura, capturarSpanish
- بازگیری, گرفتنPersian
- vangita, kaapata, siepattu, napata, sieppaus, siepata, tavoittaa, tallentaaFinnish
- glacadh, glac, beò-ghlacScottish Gaelic
- とる, 捕獲, 捉える, 記録Japanese
- улови́ть, овладева́ть, захва́т, [[брать]] [[в]] [[плен]], пле́нник, пленный, овладе́ть, пле́нница, [[взять]] [[в]] [[плен]], завладева́ть, взять, захвати́ть, пои́мка, пле́нный, пленя́ть, записа́ть, завладе́ть, плени́ть, брать, захва́тывать, ула́вливать, запи́сывать, плене́ние, захватRussian
- ujeti, vzetiSlovene
- ele geçirmekTurkish
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