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1. capture

verb. ['ˈkæptʃɝ'] succeed in representing or expressing something intangible.

Synonyms

  • represent
  • recapture

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • attack

Etymology

  • capture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Capture

  • enrapture
  • rapture

How do you pronounce capture?

Pronounce capture as ˈkæpʧər.

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Sentences with capture


1. Verb, base form
Sprigs of lilacs provide a lacy airy flower for your centerpiece which will capture the charm of the hydrangea.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A pending authorization will stay in place until the merchant requests the capture of funds that are due.

Quotes about capture


1. Rowling is a luminous storyteller. I love her sense of humor and the intricate wizarding world she built around Hogwarts. I think all writers aspire to be like her, to capture readers like she does. But I didn't think about 'Harry Potter' when I wrote 'The Bone Season.'
- Samantha Shannon

2. If you can capture a woman's imagination, then you will have her. But imagination is a strange creature. It needs time and distance to function properly.
- Kathleen Tessaro

3. His hands are holding my cheeks, and he pulls back just to look me in the eye and his chest is heaving and he says, "I think,"he says, "my heart is going to explode,"and I wish, more than ever, that I knew how to capture moments like these and revisit them forever. Because this.This is everything.
- Tahereh Mafi, Ignite Me

2. capture

verb. ['ˈkæptʃɝ'] succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase.

Synonyms

  • seize
  • clutch
  • recapture
  • lasso
  • rope
  • catch
  • get
  • retake

Antonyms

  • defy
  • surrender
  • exclude
  • start

Etymology

  • capture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. capture

verb. ['ˈkæptʃɝ'] attract; cause to be enamored.

Synonyms

  • enchant
  • fascinate
  • entrance
  • work
  • becharm
  • trance
  • enamor
  • catch
  • enamour
  • captivate
  • beguile
  • appeal
  • hold
  • bewitch
  • attract

Antonyms

  • outfield
  • unpack
  • stand still
  • ebb

Etymology

  • capture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. capture

noun. ['ˈkæptʃɝ'] the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property.

Synonyms

  • usurpation
  • seizure
  • pinch
  • conquering
  • conquest
  • acquiring
  • collar
  • apprehension
  • subjection
  • taking into custody
  • catch
  • arrest
  • enslavement
  • subjugation
  • gaining control

Antonyms

  • unattractiveness
  • unspell
  • disenchant
  • displease

Etymology

  • capture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. capture

verb. ['ˈkæptʃɝ'] bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • integrate
  • nonworker
  • fire

Etymology

  • capture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. capture

verb. ['ˈkæptʃɝ'] capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping.

Synonyms

  • run
  • snare
  • batfowl
  • entrap
  • rat
  • track down
  • hunt
  • trammel
  • hunt down
  • catch
  • trap
  • get
  • frog
  • ensnare
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • unfold
  • incomprehension
  • fearlessness

Etymology

  • capture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. capture

noun. ['ˈkæptʃɝ'] a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field.

Synonyms

  • natural process
  • activity
  • action

Antonyms

  • enable
  • disagree
  • lose
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • capture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

8. capture

verb. ['ˈkæptʃɝ'] take possession of by force, as after an invasion.

Synonyms

  • seize
  • appropriate
  • arrogate
  • assume
  • conquer
  • take over
  • carry

Antonyms

  • unearned run
  • earned run
  • exempt
  • confine

Etymology

  • capture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

9. capture

noun. ['ˈkæptʃɝ'] the act of taking of a person by force.

Synonyms

  • felony
  • abduction
  • snatch
  • kidnapping

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • consciousness
  • get off
  • detach

Etymology

  • capture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

10. capture

noun. ['ˈkæptʃɝ'] any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle.

Synonyms

  • natural process
  • activity
  • action

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • rush
  • stay
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • capture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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