Definition of capture:
- The act of seizing by force, or getting possession of by superior power or by stratagem; as, the capture of an enemy, a vessel, or a criminal.
- The securing of an object of strife or desire, as by the power of some attraction.
- The thing taken by force, surprise, or stratagem; a prize; prey.
- To seize or take possession of by force, surprise, or stratagem; to overcome and hold; to secure by effort.
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- capture (part of speech: verb)
- acquire (part of speech: verb)
- capturing (part of speech: verb)
- defeat (part of speech: verb)
- take (part of speech: verb)
Twenty attendants rushed to capture the rebels; MacIan flung back three of them and Turnbull went over on top of one, when from behind them all came a shriek as of something quite fresh and frightful.- "The Ball and The Cross", G.K. Chesterton.
- "The Return of Tharn", Howard Carleton Browne.
- "The Golden Silence", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.