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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

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take possession of by force, as after an invasion

capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

References in classic literature ?
This same Belt had once enabled Roquat the Red to carry out many wicked plans; but that was before Ozma and her people marched to the underground cavern and captured it.
When Scherbinin came galloping from the left flank with news that the French had captured the fleches and the village of Semenovsk, Kutuzov, guessing by the sounds of the battle and by Scherbinin's looks that the news was bad, rose as if to stretch his legs and, taking Scherbinin's arm, led him aside.
Though some few were killed or captured those who escaped were sufficient to arouse the sleeping army of the royalists to the close proximity and gravity of their danger.
Calvin, who were themselves farmers long since expropriated, captured the farmers and threw their political strength away in a vain campaign.
Yet they were more fortunate than the Grangers, who captured a dozen state governments, and who, in the spring, were not permitted to take possession of the captured offices.
A FISHERMAN, engaged in his calling, made a very successful cast and captured a great haul of fish.
As the data are captured and linked to in-service data sources, there will be access to a broad range of reliable data for engineering analysis, logistics support decision making, valuation, and even operational decision making.
Once captured, check images and data can be electronically transmitted to another financial institution for deposit, or sent to a check processing center for final clearing.