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Noun capture has 5 senses
  1. capture, gaining control, seizure - the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
    --1 is a kind of acquiring, getting
    --1 has particulars:
     usurpation; apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody; conquest, conquering, subjection, subjugation; enslavement
    Derived form: verb capture5
  2. capture - a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field
    --2 is a kind of
    natural process, natural action, action, activity
  3. capture - any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle
    --3 is a kind of
    natural process, natural action, action, activity
    Derived form: verb capture4
  4. capture, seizure - the act of taking of a person by force
    --4 is a kind of felony
    --4 has particulars: abduction; kidnapping, snatch
    Derived form: verb capture3
  5. capture - the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board
    --5 is a kind of
    chess move
    --5 has particulars: exchange; exchange
Verb capture has 6 senses
  1. capture - succeed in representing or expressing something intangible; "capture the essence of Spring"; "capture an idea"
    --1 is one way to
    represent, interpret
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant - attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
    --2 is one way to attract, appeal
    Sample sentence:
    The performance is likely to capture Sue
  3. get, catch, capture - succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
    --3 is one way to seize, prehend, clutch
    Derived form: noun capture4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. capture - 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"
    --4 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Derived form: noun capture3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  5. appropriate, capture, seize, conquer - 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"
    --5 is one way to assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate
    Derived form: noun capture1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  6. capture, catch - capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap toady"
    --6 is one way to get, acquire
    Derived form: noun capturer1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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