Dictionary

capias

noun ca·pi·as \ˈkā-pē-əs\

Definition of CAPIAS

:  an arrest warrant

Origin of CAPIAS

Middle English, from Latin, literally, you should seize, from capere to take — more at heave
First Known Use: 15th century

Browse

2 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: capibaraPrevious Word in the Dictionary: CaphtorimAll Words Near: capias
July 06, 2015
categorical Hear it
absolute or relating to a category
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears