Definition of capture/catch someone's imagination
- Her books have captured the imaginations of children from around the world.
- The story caught the public imagination.
: an act or instance of capturing: such as
: an act of catching, winning, or gaining control by force, stratagem, or guile
: a move in a board game (such as chess or checkers) that gains an opponent's piece
: to take captive
: to gain or win especially through effort
: to emphasize, represent, or preserve (something, such as a scene, mood, or quality) in a more or less permanent form
: to capture or seize especially after pursuit
: to take or entangle in or as if in a snare
: something caught
: the act, action, or fact of catching
: a game in which a ball is thrown and caught
: some person : somebody
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