- 1. capture, gaining control, seizure, acquiring, getting
- usage: the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
- 2. capture, natural process, natural action, action, activity
- usage: a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field
- 3. capture, natural process, natural action, action, activity
- usage: any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle
- 4. capture, seizure, felony
- usage: the act of taking of a person by force
- 5. capture, chess move
- usage: the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board
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- 1. capture, represent, interpret
- usage: succeed in representing or expressing something intangible; "capture the essence of Spring"; "capture an idea"
- 2. capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant, attract, appeal
- usage: attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
- 3. get, catch, capture, seize, prehend, clutch
- usage: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
- 4. capture, change, alter, modify
- usage: 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"
- 5. appropriate, capture, seize, conquer, assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate
- usage: 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"
- 6. capture, catch, get, acquire
- usage: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap today"
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