Example Sentences

This nucleus has captured the slow-moving neutrons

The other team captured our flag.

The performance captured the audience's attention.

The symphony captured the essence of summer.

Definitions

verb

to bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit

verb

to take possession of by force, as after an invasion

Synonyms: seize, conquer, appropriate

verb

to attract

Synonyms: entrance

verb

to succeed in representing or expressing something intangible

verb

to capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

Synonyms: catch

verb

to succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase

Synonyms: catch, get

noun

a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field

noun

any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle

noun

the act of taking of a person by force

Synonyms: seizure

noun

the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board

noun

the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

Synonyms: seizure, gaining control

Other words

accaroid resin, Burundian, chopine, diagonalize, dog flea, floating fern, granadilla tree, homogenise, labor of love, nucleolus, public presentation, racing shell, rapidity, root cap, scleroprotein, shoulder flash, transcendental philosophy, unappealing, unexcitingly, wind instrument