Synonyms for capture

Synonyms for (noun) capture

Synonyms: capture, seizure, gaining control

Definition: the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

Similar words: getting, acquiring

Definition: the act of acquiring something

Usage: I envied his talent for acquiring; he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving


Synonyms: capture

Definition: the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board

Similar words: chess move

Definition: the act of moving a chess piece


Synonyms: capture, seizure

Definition: the act of taking of a person by force

Similar words: felony

Definition: a serious crime (such as murder or arson)


Synonyms: capture

Definition: any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle

Similar words: natural action, natural process, action, activity

Definition: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

Usage: the action of natural forces; volcanic activity


Synonyms: capture

Definition: a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field

Similar words: natural action, natural process, action, activity

Definition: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

Usage: the action of natural forces; volcanic activity

Synonyms for (verb) capture

Synonyms: capture, catch, get

Definition: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

Usage: We finally got the suspect; Did you catch the thief?

Similar words: prehend, seize, clutch

Definition: take hold of; grab

Usage: The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter; She clutched her purse; The mother seized her child by the arm; Birds of prey often seize small mammals


Synonyms: capture, catch

Definition: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

Usage: I caught a rabbit in the trap today

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work


Synonyms: capture

Definition: succeed in representing or expressing something intangible

Usage: capture the essence of Spring; capture an idea

Similar words: represent, interpret

Definition: create an image or likeness of

Usage: The painter represented his wife as a young girl


Synonyms: charm, captivate, capture, catch, enamor, enamour, enchant, entrance, fascinate, beguile, bewitch, becharm, trance

Definition: attract; cause to be enamored

Usage: She captured all the men's hearts

Similar words: appeal, attract

Definition: be attractive to

Usage: The idea of a vacation appeals to me; The beautiful garden attracted many people


Synonyms: capture, seize, conquer, appropriate

Definition: take possession of by force, as after an invasion

Usage: the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants; The army seized the town; The militia captured the castle

Similar words: take over, seize, usurp, assume, arrogate

Definition: seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession

Usage: He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town; he usurped my rights; She seized control of the throne after her husband died


Synonyms: capture

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

Usage: This nucleus has captured the slow-moving neutrons; The star captured a comet

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue