Definition of 'capture'
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In some ways it has more opportunity to capture the imagination. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Both seemed willing to say the outrageous to capture the attention of the press. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Find something to capture their interest and do it with them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The photo captured the hearts of millions. The Sun (2016)Friday night will capture the imagination. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was more modest than it was true, but it did capture something about his contribution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's the sort of game that captures the imagination. The Sun (2016)The shadowy foliage and its reflection of lingering sunlight from the shiny leaves capture something sweetly melancholy at this dark time of year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But they must know there is huge interest in their romance and that it has captured people's imagination. The Sun (2016)But he also has a healthy scepticism about the ability of theatre to capture hearts and minds. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We capture the attention of people when we show that our experience overlaps theirs. Christianity Today (2000)Two other groups of peacekeepers evaded capture. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then he was on the run for four days before being captured. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His imagination was captured and these formative experiences set him on his career path. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You find that you capture something about them that neither of you knew. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Weak and reactive ones look to capture some headlines and votes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Here we bring you some selfies which have captured the final moments of a life. The Sun (2015)Each town captured boosts the number of its fighters. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She captures my attention without entirely absorbing it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They had evaded capture for so long. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was captured after four days only a few fields from home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Genuine active service was out of the question because the risk of capture by enemy forces was too great. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the previous six weeks the show had taken over our lives while capturing the imagination of the nation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And if we can capture the heart, we can capture the society. In God's Country: travels in the Bible belt, USA. (1989)But security forces seeking his capture claimed to have won control of his slum stronghold in capital Kingston. The Sun (2010)The rebel leadership offered a bounty and an amnesty to anyone who killed or captured the fugitive leader, hoping that his bodyguards might betray him. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But hours after the image on the left was captured, the man in the white T-shirt had killed the other two. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'capture'
British English: capture /ˈkæptʃə/ VERB
If you capture someone or something, you catch them and keep them somewhere so that they cannot leave.
The enemy shot down one aeroplane and captured the pilot.
- American English: capture
- Arabic: يَأْسِرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: capturar
- Chinese: 俘获
- Croatian: uhvatiti
- Czech: zajmout
- Danish: fange
- Dutch: vangen gevangennemen
- European Spanish: capturar
- Finnish: vangita
- French: capturer
- German: einnehmen
- Greek: αιχμαλωτίζω
- Italian: catturare
- Japanese: 捕える
- Korean: 붙잡다
- Norwegian: fange
- Polish: schwytać
- European Portuguese: capturar
- Romanian: a captura
- Russian: захватить
- Spanish: capturar
- Swedish: fånga
- Thai: จับกุม
- Turkish: yakalamak
- Ukrainian: захоплювати
- Vietnamese: bắt giữ
Definition of capture from the Collins English Dictionary
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