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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

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Delta State governor, Emmanuel Uguaghan, confirmed that the 82 year old Kamene Okonjo, a retired academic and professor, had been released by her capturers.
The court earlier heard alleged victim Mohammed Naif Al Falah had all of his belongings, including his identity card and passport, stolen by his capturers.
However, she remains elusive of her capturers' nets.
We thank the research assistants, data capturers, and drivers in Tugela Ferry; laboratory staff at the University of KwaZulu-Natal; and clinical staff at King George V Hospital in Durban for their dedication, hard work, and assistance during this study.
"The capture was at dawn which is against the law, without a warrant from the persecution and without the capturers showing their identity," Al-Majidi said.
Nasser said that Jerusalem is suffering just like Jesus suffered at the hands of his capturers.
We attribute this to higher dividend yields prior to 1962, which would appeal to corporate dividend capturers. Furthermore, we also find that over our entire sample period corporate tax rates exert a greater influence on the returns of higher yield stocks, while personal tax rates influence lower yield stocks.
She gets caught up in the slavery horror once again, and this time is tarred and feathered by slave capturers piously spouting biblical verses.
He expected he would die, for his capturers threatened to throw him into the Vistula River, which they believed would be proper punishment for a Baptist who practiced immersion.
Areca nut also contains lots of phenolics that could act as antioxidants and capturers of free radicals.
Also On This Day: 1772: Birth of poet SamuelTaylor Coleridge; 1805: The British defeated the Franco-Spanish fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar; 1833: Birth of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel; 1879: Thomas Edison successfully demonstrated the first durable light bulb; 1912: Birth of Hungarian conductor Sir Georg Solti; 1958: The first female peers took their places in the House of Lords; 1960: Britain launched its first nuclear submarine, HMS Dreadnought; 1990: Ayrton Senna won the Formula One World Championship; 1991: American hostage in Lebanon Jesse Turner was freed after five years by his capturers.