Meaning of CAPTURE in English


n. 25B6; verb

the spy was captured in Moscow : CATCH, apprehend, seize, arrest; take prisoner/captive, imprison, detain, put/throw in jail, put behind bars, put under lock and key, incarcerate; informal nab, collar, lift, pick up, pull in; Brit. informal nick.

guerrillas captured a strategic district : OCCUPY, invade, conquer, seize, take (possession of).

the music captured the atmosphere of a summer morning : EXPRESS, reproduce, represent, encapsulate.

the tales of pirates captured the children's imaginations : ENGAGE, attract, catch, seize, hold.


25B6; noun he tried to evade capture : ARREST, apprehension, seizure, being taken prisoner/captive, imprisonment.

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