Definitions for capture

Definitions for (noun) capture

Main entry: capture, seizure, gaining control

Definition: the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

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Definition: the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board

Main entry: capture, seizure

Definition: the act of taking of a person by force

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Definition: any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle

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Definition: a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field

Definitions for (verb) capture

Main entry: capture, catch, get

Definition: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

Usage: We finally got the suspect; Did you catch the thief?

Main entry: capture, catch

Definition: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

Usage: I caught a rabbit in the trap today

Main entry: capture

Definition: succeed in representing or expressing something intangible

Usage: capture the essence of Spring; capture an idea

Main entry: charm, captivate, capture, catch, enamor, enamour, enchant, entrance, fascinate, beguile, bewitch, becharm, trance

Definition: attract; cause to be enamored

Usage: She captured all the men's hearts

Main entry: capture, seize, conquer, appropriate

Definition: take possession of by force, as after an invasion

Usage: the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants; The army seized the town; The militia captured the castle

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Definition: bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit

Usage: This nucleus has captured the slow-moving neutrons; The star captured a comet

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