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.
The thing taken by force, surprise, or stratagem; a prize; prey.
To seize or take possession of by force, surprise, or stratagem; to overcome and hold; to secure by effort.
succeed in representing or expressing something intangible; "capture the essence of Spring"; "capture an idea"
succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
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"