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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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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.
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.
DEG capturers these needs and innovates in customs-related services and international transport.
The Chicundas (Atxikunda), the captive warriors of the Zambezi Valley, were, in the service of the lords of prazos, expert slave capturers.
She gets caught up in the slavery horror once again, and this time is tarred and feathered by slave capturers piously spouting biblical verses.
Tied up and pulled onto a plastic skid by park rangers and firefighters, the protesting alligator was carried to a waiting animal control truck and driven, caravan-style with some of his capturers, north in an hourlong trek to the zoo.
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.