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Synonyms for capture

Synonyms for capture

to gain possession of, especially after a struggle or chase

to obtain possession or control of

Synonyms for capture

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

succeed in representing or expressing something intangible

succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit

Related Words

take possession of by force, as after an invasion

capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

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While addressing some of the principal/ agent problems identified in this paper, the solution leaves other principal/agent and nearly all capture theory solutions un-addressed.
Appendix 2: An Example of Possible Changes to Internal Structure to Resolve Principal/Agent and Capture Theory Problems
Capture theory and the regulatory process relating to audit and assurance services--Some empirical evidence.