Synonyms for capturing
- pick up
- round up
- gain control
- pull in
- put the cuffs on
- run in
- take captive
- take into custody
- take prisoner
Antonyms for capturing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CAPTURING
What hope can an army, however great, have of capturing such a place?
It was in these seas that she succeeded in capturing a British merchantman.
This was as near as the expedition ever came to capturing Richmond.
Martella, I am now ready to join you in capturing the tugboat.
How the men would laugh at him for capturing a negro and a girl!
The capturing net is the one to which we are most accustomed.
Upon his appearance they fled, but he followed and was successful in capturing some of them.
She flushes, extricates herself by capturing his bishop, and looks triumphant.
What has been all the talk of the last ten years but of capturing German trade.
His only chance, therefore, of capturing her was to take a spar out of her.
1540s, from Middle French capture "a taking," from Latin captura "a taking" (especially of animals), from captus (see captive).