Dictionary Results for capture

1. capture - noun

· the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

Synonym(s): gaining_control, seizure

Hypernym(s): acquiring, getting

2. capture - noun

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

Hypernym(s): natural_process, natural_action, action, activity

3. capture - noun

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

Hypernym(s): natural_process, natural_action, action, activity

4. capture - noun

· the act of taking of a person by force

Synonym(s): seizure

Hypernym(s): felony

5. capture - noun

· the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board

Hypernym(s): chess_move

6. capture - verb

· succeed in representing or expressing something intangible; "capture the essence of Spring"; "capture an idea"

Hypernym(s): represent, interpret

7. capture - verb

· attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"

Synonym(s): enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant

Hypernym(s): attract, appeal

8. capture - verb

· succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"

Synonym(s): get, catch

Hypernym(s): seize, prehend, clutch

9. capture - verb

· 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"

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify

10. capture - 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"

Synonym(s): appropriate, seize, conquer

Hypernym(s): assume, usurp, seize, take_over, arrogate

11. capture - verb

· capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap today"

Synonym(s): catch

Hypernym(s): get, acquire

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