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See definition of capturing on Dictionary.com
  • as ingetting
  • as inimprisonment

synonyms for capturing

  • appropriating
  • assimilating
  • catching
  • clutching
  • earning
  • gaining
  • grasping
  • mastering
  • obtaining
  • pursuing
  • securing
  • seizing
  • snatching
  • taking
  • winning
  • jailing
  • confining
  • detaining
  • imprisoning
  • locking up
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antonyms for capturing

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  • abandoning
  • giving up
  • losing
  • refusal
  • rejecting
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How to use capturing in a sentence

The restoration of stolen goods was probably dwarfed in his mind by the importance of capturing the stealers.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
There he distinguished himself by capturing Wrzburg and two thousand of the enemy with a squadron of one hundred hussars.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
From her point of view Jacob Worse was well worth capturing, especially since he had entered into partnership with Garman.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The British were victorious, not only defeating the enemy, but capturing many of their standards, and most of their guns.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The serfs pillaged and set on fire all the houses of the bourgeois that they succeeded in capturing.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Brigadiers Wheeler and Wilson assailed their right, storming their lines and capturing their guns.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Foreign slaves were preferred to native ones, and wars were carried on for the chief purpose of capturing and selling captives.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
To gain whatever honor there may be in a woman's capture by running ahead of his ruffians and capturing her himself!
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
Meanwhile, Bogey and Tinker had started after the escaped mule, which they found some difficulty in capturing.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
The division which succeeded in capturing San Fernando had an indecisive affair at Cojedes.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 366VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CAPTURING

  • appropriating
  • assimilating
  • capturing
  • catching
  • clutching
  • earning
  • gaining
  • grasping
  • mastering
  • obtaining
  • pursuing
  • securing
  • seizing
  • snatching
  • taking
  • winning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.