Definition for capture

verb as in catch and forcefully hold


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The chances of capture were too slim, the potential payoffs too high.

Maybe a new wetlands project or a big carbon scoop in the sky, called direct-air capture technology, which theoretically sucks carbon out of the atmosphere.

Abt Associates of Rockville appointed Matthew Strobl vice president for data capture strategies and innovation.

The image capture isn’t the only place where speed has improved.

A year ago, Microsoft announced plans to create a $1 billion fund for “carbon reduction, capture, and removal technologies,” as it looks to cancel out its entire historic emissions.

Nor does the jet have the ability to capture high-definition video, utilize an infra-red pointer.

Thankfully, someone was there to capture this “jit going ham,” as the cameraman put it.

Family members say he developed also liver cancer after his capture.

Next to the house is the site where Ziad began building a home for his family before his capture.

Morales made his way to Mexico, where an effort to capture him led to a shootout, which ended with a local cop being killed.

Then, if you gentlemen are successful here, and capture Fulton and Jefferson City, our brightest hopes will be fulfilled.

The events which succeeded this fortunate capture are too well known to require more than a very brief recapitulation.

It was a very dangerous one, too, and sometimes lives were sacrificed in his efforts to capture or to kill this fierce wild beast.

Altogether, we spent five consecutive days hovering around that collection of law-enforcers, in imminent risk of capture.

The capture of Independence greatly elated the guerrillas, and recruits came pouring in by the hundreds.

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On this page you'll find 147 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to capture, such as: abduction, apprehension, arrest, confiscation, imprisonment, and occupation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.