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Meaning of ‘capture’
11 definitions found.
the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
Synonyms: gaining control seizure
the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board
the act of taking of a person by force
any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle
a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field
to succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
Synonyms: catch get
to capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
to succeed in representing or expressing something intangible
Example: "The symphony captured the essence of summer."
Example: "The performance captured the audience's attention."
to take possession of by force, as after an invasion
Example: "The other team captured our flag."
Synonyms: appropriate conquer seize
to bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit
Example: "This nucleus has captured the slow-moving neutrons"
Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University
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