English dictionary definition of:

capture


Noun

  • the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
  • the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board
  • the act of taking of a person by force
  • any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle
  • a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field

Verb

  • succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
  • capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
  • succeed in representing or expressing something intangible
  • attract; cause to be enamored
  • take possession of by force, as after an invasion
  • bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit

Thesaurus

appropriate becharm beguile bewitch captivate catch charm conquer enamor enamour enchant entrance fascinate get seize seizure trance

Spellzone course content

View spelling list -ture words - set 1 and learn about the word capture in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 31. Word endings:-ture, -tain, ine.

Scrabble score for capture


Scrabble score = 11

generated at 18:36:25 on 17-10-19

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