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(of a person) Present participle for to catch or apprehend
“After months of pursuit, detectives would finally capture their fugitive.”
(of an object) Present participle for to come into possession of, especially through effort
“Our team would capture the trophy for landing the largest fish.”
(of land) Present participle for to occupy or take control of, especially through force
“Forces would capture the small town after some resistance by the local army.”
Present participle for to epitomize or report something, especially by expressing it as a brief summary
“Today's news capture the mood of the nation.”
Present participle for to engross or hold the attention of
“Her inspirational story would capture the imagination of the entire country.”
Placing in forcible detention
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