capture

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  • The sound and the way his friend played captured him.
  • By October, another vessel had been captured and added to the small fleet.
  • Union forces completely burned the city after its capture this second time.
  • The choice of method for a given capture is determined largely by the subject matter.
  • "The world of man is best captured through the lives of the men who created history."
  • Another attempt to capture the island shortly after also failed.
  • This capture can be made only on the immediately subsequent move.
  • Almost all parts of captured animals had a use.
  • All the other pieces capture enemy pieces in more complex ways.
  • In war, for example, one side will probably capture some equipment and people from the other side.
  • Five captured men managed to escape from the camp.
  • His ship is eventually captured by the inhabitants of the new planet.
  • One was killed and the other was captured.
  • All characters are designed to speak with their own internal voice to capture their views of the world.
  • These would be the only two eagles captured from the French during the battle.
  • Nearly a third of Lee's general officers were killed, wounded, or captured.
  • A player cannot capture one of his own pieces.
  • They are able to carry prey through or capture it in the water.
  • The few troops who were not killed or captured fled.
  • The show failed to capture a large audience and was cancelled after one season.
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Words starting with capture

Meaning of capture

  • noun The act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
  • noun A process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field
  • noun Any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle
  • noun The act of taking of a person by force
  • noun The removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board
  • verb Succeed in representing or expressing something intangible
    capture the essence of Spring, capture an idea
  • verb Attract; cause to be enamored
    She captured all the men's hearts
  • 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
  • verb Capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
    I caught a rabbit in the trap today