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  • nouncatching, forceful holding
  • verbcatch and forcefully hold

synonyms for capture

  • abduction
  • apprehension
  • arrest
  • confiscation
  • imprisonment
  • occupation
  • seizure
  • taking
  • acquirement
  • acquisition
  • appropriating
  • appropriation
  • bag
  • bust
  • catch
  • collar
  • commandeering
  • drop
  • fall
  • gaining
  • grab
  • grasping
  • hook
  • nab
  • nail
  • obtaining
  • pinch
  • pull
  • securing
  • seizing
  • sweep
  • trapping
  • trip
  • winning
  • hit the jackpot
  • knock off
  • laying hold of
  • pick up
  • run in
  • taking captive
See also synonyms for: captured / captures / capturing
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antonyms for capture

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  • letting go
  • release
  • rise
  • freeing
  • fail
  • receive
  • free
  • offer
  • give
  • yield
  • let go
  • lose
  • give up
  • liberate
  • release
  • misunderstand
  • surrender
  • forfeit
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How to use capture in a sentence

The chances of capture were too slim, the potential payoffs too high.
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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.
FARMERS WANT TO CREATE SAN DIEGO’S CARBON DUMPSMACKENZIE ELMERFEBRUARY 3, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Abt Associates of Rockville appointed Matthew Strobl vice president for data capture strategies and innovation.
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The image capture isn’t the only place where speed has improved.
SONY’S PRO-GRADE ALPHA 1 IS THE FIRST IN A WHOLE NEW CATEGORY OF CAMERASSTAN HORACZEKJANUARY 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
WHAT MUSK’S $100 MILLION CARBON CAPTURE PRIZE COULD MEANJAMES TEMPLEJANUARY 22, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Climeworks, a Swiss startup, specializes in direct air capture.
ELON MUSK IS DONATING $100M TO FIND THE BEST CARBON CAPTURE TECHNOLOGYKIRSTEN KOROSECJANUARY 22, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Some capture maneuvers that come with no physical provocation, last longer and appear more intentional.
STILL CAN’T BREATHEBY TOPHER SANDERS, PROPUBLICA, AND YOAV GONEN, THE CITY, VIDEO BY LUCAS WALDRON, PROPUBLICAJANUARY 21, 2021PROPUBLICA
Legislation gives firms a $35-a-barrel tax credit for this capture and use.
UNITED AIRLINES AIMS TO SUCK CARBON DIOXIDE FROM THE FRIENDLY SKIESSTEVEN MUFSONJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The storming of the Capitol occasions introspection on many things—such as the seemingly irreversible distrust of the liberal democratic project—but institutional capture is not one of them.
SAVE THE SARCASM FOR OTHER DEMOCRACIES. AMERICA IS FINEDEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURYJANUARY 11, 2021TIME
A headset capture of BadVR’s climate change application, built for the Magic Leap One headset.
BADVR IS USING GOVERNMENT GRANTS TO BUILD A BUSINESS THAT’S INDEPENDENT OF VENTURE CAPITALJONATHAN SHIEBERDECEMBER 31, 2020TECHCRUNCH
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WORDS RELATED TO CAPTURE

  • bag
  • bust
  • capture
  • collar
  • cop
  • grab
  • nab
  • nail
  • place under arrest
  • run in
  • seize
  • take in
  • take into custody
  • take prisoner
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.