English English Dictionary

English - English

capture in English:

1. capture


After months of a manhunt American soldiers captured Saddam Hussein.
They would capture as many people as possible.
The robber was finally captured.
capture people's imagination
I captured a video of a car accident. It was crazy.
He shot himself to avoid capture.
Terry was able to capture the beautiful sunset on camera.
The movie succeeded in capturing the atmosphere of Berlin in the 1930s; how to capture him alive... he captured our attention
this mountain capture my attention
We want to capture all the uniqueness of each language. And we as well want to capture their evolution through time.
Sirius Black, possibly the most infamous prisoner ever to be held in Azkaban fortress, is still eluding capture, the Ministry of Magic confirmed today
Sometimes the capture is made by an individual without help from others.
to capture
My husband captured our baby's first step on camera. Wildlife specialist Steve Nloom was feeling tired and sick when he captured this dramatic photo.
Among the comments, the message contained a reference to the way the force had captured the Yorkshire Ripper.

English word "capture"(capture) occurs in sets:

Vocabulary 01
Vocabulary 9

2. to catch or get control of something or someone



English word "capture"(to catch or get control of something or someone) occurs in sets:

new opportunities - intermediate

3. to make someone feel very interested in something



4. seizure


Tom knows what to do when Mary has an epileptic seizure.
My daughter got worse and she had a seizure.
... his first grand mal seizure at Disneyland.
The ownership of women begins in the lower barbarian stages of culture, apparently with the seizure of female captives. The original reason for the seizure and appropriation of women seems to have been their usefulness as trophies.

5. to catch and keep as prisoner