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capture someone's imagination

Definition of capture someone's imagination

  1. :  to impress someone as interesting and exciting <The story captured our imaginations.>



Word by Word Definitions

captureplay
  1. :  an act or instance of capturing: as

    :  an act of catching, winning, or gaining control by force, stratagem, or guile

    :  a move in a board game (as chess or checkers) that gains an opponent's piece

  1. :  to take captive

    :  to gain control of especially by force

    :  to gain or win especially through effort

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

imaginationplay
  1. :  the act or power of forming a mental image of something not present to the senses or never before wholly perceived in reality

    :  creative ability

    :  ability to confront and deal with a problem :  resourcefulness


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