Associations to the word «Capture»

Wiktionary

CAPTURE, noun. An act of capturing; a seizing by force or stratagem.
CAPTURE, noun. The securing of an object of strife or desire, as by the power of some attraction.
CAPTURE, noun. Something that has been captured; a captive.
CAPTURE, noun. (computing) A particular match found for a pattern in a text string.
CAPTURE, verb. To take control of; to seize by force or stratagem.
CAPTURE, verb. To store (as in sounds or image) for later revisitation.
CAPTURE, verb. To reproduce convincingly.
CAPTURE, verb. To remove or take control of an opponent’s piece in a game (e.g., chess, go, checkers).
CAPTURE MYOPATHY, noun. (veterinary medicine) An often fatal stress-induced myopathy affecting captured wild animals.
CAPTURE THE FLAG, noun. (games) a game normally played by children in which two teams have a flag which is stored at the other team's base. Whichever team returns their flag to their own base first is the winner. This game is often played in paintball.
CAPTURE THE FLAG, noun. (video games) A computer game with similar rules, usually in first-person shooter format.

Dictionary definition

CAPTURE, noun. The act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property.
CAPTURE, noun. A process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field.
CAPTURE, noun. Any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle.
CAPTURE, noun. The act of taking of a person by force.
CAPTURE, noun. The removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board.
CAPTURE, verb. Succeed in representing or expressing something intangible; "capture the essence of Spring"; "capture an idea".
CAPTURE, verb. Attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts".
CAPTURE, verb. Succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?".
CAPTURE, 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".
CAPTURE, verb. Take possession of by force, as after an invasion; "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle".
CAPTURE, verb. Capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap today".

Wise words

There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.
Aeschylus