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(of a person) To catch or apprehend
“After months of pursuit, detectives would finally capture their fugitive.”
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To be put in a state of confinement or imprisonment
“Richard then made the mistake of an arrogant man and attempted an uprising, hoping to capture the king and make him see sense.”
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To take possession of something, especially forcibly
“The objective is to capture the enemy's outposts and to clear the way for our assaulting columns.”
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(of an object) To come into possession of, especially through effort
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“Our team would capture the trophy for landing the largest fish.”
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(of land) To occupy or take control of, especially through force
“Forces would capture the small town after some resistance by the local army.”
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To epitomize or report something, especially by expressing it as a brief summary
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“Today's news capture the mood of the nation.”
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To engross or hold the attention of
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“Her inspirational story would capture the imagination of the entire country.”
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To abduct or coerce
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To loot, plunder or invade by force
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To seize and detain a person unlawfully
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Deprive of freedom of action
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(chiefly British) To record using a video camera
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To enter data
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To hunt for or locate
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To persuade (others) to support one's policy
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To capture as a picture, image or photograph
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To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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To provoke or bring about
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To obtain a monopoly of
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Cause severe and extensive damage to
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To shut up in a space for concealment or confinement
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To capture or attack suddenly and unexpectedly
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To meet the expectations, needs, or desires of (someone)
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The action of capturing or of being captured
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“The announcement of his capture was treated cautiously by military officials.”
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(usually of a person) One who is imprisoned or otherwise confined
“Jaime Lannister was the most valuable capture ever taken by Catelyn Stark.”
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An instance of invading a country or region with an armed force
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Blocking
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The work of a detective in investigating a crime
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Valuable goods obtained through hostile or illegal means
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Collection, collation
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The action of recording an item in a diary, list, etc
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