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(of a person) To catch or apprehend
“After months of pursuit, detectives would finally capture their fugitive.”
(of an object) To come into possession of, especially through effort
“Our team would capture the trophy for landing the largest fish.”
(of land) To occupy or take control of, especially through force
“Forces would capture the small town after some resistance by the local army.”
To epitomize or report something, especially by expressing it as a brief summary
“Today's news capture the mood of the nation.”
To engross or hold the attention of
“Her inspirational story would capture the imagination of the entire country.”
The action of capturing or of being captured
“The announcement of his capture was treated cautiously by military officials.”
(usually of a person) One that has been taken and held in confinement
“Jaime Lannister was the most valuable capture ever taken by Catelyn Stark.”
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