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  • 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
  • the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
  • capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
    • I caught a rabbit in the trap today
  • take possession of by force, as after an invasion
    • the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
    • The army seized the town
    • The militia captured the castle
  • bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit
    • This nucleus has captured the slow-moving neutrons
    • The star captured a comet
  • succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
    • We finally got the suspect
    • Did you catch the thief?
  • attract; cause to be enamored
    • She captured all the men's hearts
  • succeed in representing or expressing something intangible
    • capture the essence of Spring
    • capture an idea
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