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  • nouncatching, forceful holding
  • verbcatch and forcefully hold

synonyms for captures

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

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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 captures in a sentence

His first idea is to seek wealth, so he builds a great boat and captures twelve hundred tunny fish.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
There were some captures of cotton going out, and others of supplies going in, but the losses were for a long time inconsiderable.
THE SUPPLIES FOR THE CONFEDERATE ARMYCALEB HUSE
Yes, you have done enough for one trip, and I should much regret were you to be deprived of any of your captures.
A ROVING COMMISSIONG. A. HENTY
Frequently I would go out spearing and netting fish, my principal captures being mullet.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
He captures a town which the king had besieged for three months without success.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
Any scene that didn't witness a couple of captures and a couple of rescues was no good.
BOY SCOUTS IN THE PHILIPPINESG. HARVEY RALPHSON
He, for example, effected some lucrative captures, and was paid £4000 as his share of the general booty.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
He is an almost wholly carnivorous animal, his food consisting of fishes and seals, which he skillfully captures.
TRUE BEAR STORIESJOAQUIN MILLER
He met the enemy in force, and overcame him with a Havelock captures Bethan bayonet charge.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
Then one dart of the long bill captures froggy, and the heron waits for another.
STORIES OF CALIFORNIAELLA M. SEXTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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