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capture

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of capture

  1. one that has been taken and held in confinement <a Spanish treasure ship was the most valuable capture ever taken by that privateer> Synonyms captive, internee, prisonerRelated Words coprisoner; convict, jailbird; arrestee; abductee, kidnappee (or kidnapee)Near Antonyms custodian, guard, guardian, jailer (also jailor), keeper, marshal (also marshall), warden; abductor, kidnapper (also kidnaper)Antonyms captor




capture

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of capture

  1. 1 to receive as return for effort <the movie's producers captured several awards for their work> Synonyms acquire, attain, bag, bring in, earn, carry, come by, draw, gain, garner, get, knock down, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, winRelated Words clear, gross, net; accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score; accumulate, amass, draw, rack up; catch, pick up; annex, occupy, take over; reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remakeNear Antonyms accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yieldAntonyms forfeit, lose

  2. 2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly <captured the cat just as it was about to escape out the front door> Synonyms bag, catch, collar, cop [slang], corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble [British slang], rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, snatch, trapRelated Words glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on or onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away or off)Near Antonyms discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhandAntonyms miss





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