Meaning of capture

Definition of capture

(noun) the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field
any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle
the act of taking of a person by force
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"
attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
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"
(adj) (used of count nouns) every one considered individually; "each person is mortal"; "each party is welcome"
(verb) capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap today"

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