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    capture - Dictionary definition and meaning for word capture

    Definition
    (noun) the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
    Synonyms : gaining control , seizure
    Definition
    (noun) a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field Definition
    (noun) any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle Definition
    (noun) the act of taking of a person by force
    Synonyms : seizure
    Definition
    (noun) the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board Definition
    (verb) succeed in representing or expressing something intangible
    Example Sentence
    • capture the essence of Spring
    • capture an idea
    Definition
    (verb) attract; cause to be enamored
    Example Sentence
    • She captured all the men's hearts
    Definition
    (verb) succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
    Synonyms : catch , get
    Example Sentence
    • We finally got the suspect
    • Did you catch the thief?
    Definition
    (verb) bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit
    Example Sentence
    • This nucleus has captured the slow-moving neutrons
    • The star captured a comet
    Definition
    (verb) take possession of by force, as after an invasion
    Synonyms : appropriate , conquer , seize
    Example Sentence
    • the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
    • The army seized the town
    • The militia captured the castle
    Definition
    (verb) capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
    Synonyms : catch
    Example Sentence
    • I caught a rabbit in the trap today
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