◄ Capture ►

1. (n.) The act of seizing by force, or getting possession of by superior power or by stratagem; as, the capture of an enemy, a vessel, or a criminal.

2. (n.) The securing of an object of strife or desire, as by the power of some attraction.

3. (n.) The thing taken by force, surprise, or stratagem; a prize; prey.

4. (v. t.) To seize or take possession of by force, surprise, or stratagem; to overcome and hold; to secure by effort.

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